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Naugatuck River

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  • A Strange Beginning, But A Great Middle And End On Waterbury's Hancock Brook Trail

    It was the strangest trailhead I've seen in my travels across the state: On one side, a dilapidated iron truss bridge with more air than wood for its walkway and on the other side an unwelcoming fence for the Blue Stone Quarry. But then I saw it. A...
  • Connecticut Closeup of Naugatuck

    Connecticut Closeup of Naugatuck
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: From the Indian word Nekuutunk, or Naukatunk, meaning "one large tree." The tree is said to have stood in what is now the town of Seymour. Naugatuck is one of only two Connecticut town names with Indian derivation; Norwalk is the...
  • The Skeleton In The Closet

    The Skeleton In The Closet
    About 70 years ago the great-granddaughter of a Waterbury doctor who practiced in the late 1700s donated a skeleton to the Mattatuck Museum that the doctor apparently had saved as an anatomical specimen. Its bones were labeled and a name, "Larry," was...