Stamford Through the Centuries

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What do you think it was like in Stamford in the past? Click on a century above to find out.
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Basic Facts and Fun Facts

Basic information about Stamford today and some interesting things you probably don’t know.

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People

Do you recognize any of these famous names?

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Learn about Stamford’s schools, parks, memorials, cultural centers and famous buildings.

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Stamford’s libraries have an interesting history.

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Read about some of Stamford’s best-known and most important companies and stores.

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Transportation

Find out how people traveled to and around Stamford.

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Neighborhoods

Stamford has a number of neighborhoods, each with its own character.  Which one is your home?

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Puzzles & Games

Test what you’ve learned, and play games related to the history of Stamford.

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