All About Fairfield
A History Lesson
Wednesday, July 18, 2007
How many times have you given a driving tour of the Old Post Road to visitors and tried to succinctly recount for your friends the Revolutionary History of Fairfield? If you stumbled, give this link a quick read.
The Fairfield Historical Society has provided the Town's website with a few pages of interesting tidbits and anecdotes. Read the executive summary at the link listed below and be in the know for the next carload of house guests.
Once you're finished you'll know the answer to these questions:
1) What year was Fairfield established?
2) Was Fairfield pro-independence or pro-Britain during the Revolutionary Period?
3) Where did the British invade Fairfield?
4) What was the name of the minister of a Greenfield Hill Church who later became the president of Yale College?