Tag Archives: Farmington Canal Heritage Trail

Land of Plenty

Say “Connecticut” to someone who isn’t from here, and they’re likely to picture a town like Farmington…

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Stop Motion

The Farmington Canal Heritage Trail bike path now reaches, without interruption, more than 24 miles from downtown New Haven all the way to Southington. …

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Route Canal

A bridge on the Farmington Canal Trail

Ah, the poor Farmington Canal—it never stood a chance.

Construction on the waterway began in 1825 in an effort to improve transport throughout central Connecticut and into Massachusetts. The canal’s financiers hoped that the route, which officially opened in 1835 …

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