Ansonia (Images of America) by Derby Historical Society

By Derby Historical Society

the city of Ansonia is located on the foot of Connecticut’s Berkshire Hills, above the confluence of the Housatonic and Naugatuck Rivers. This production village used to be named for its founder, Anson Phelps, a businessman who performed a in demand position in the neighborhood. Ansonia stocks its earliest
history with the neighboring city of Derby, of which it was once a component till 1889. Ansonia has been referred to as the economic center of the Naugatuck Valley. but, as you'll discover within, its background is wealthy past its undefined. Ansonia highlights the town’s wonderful
old houses and church buildings. This one city had 25 church buildings at one time. The e-book follows the city via reliable occasions in addition to challenging occasions, akin to the snowstorm of 1888 and the Flood of 1955 and the redevelopment days that followed.

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