Sunset on the Housatonic River at West Cornwall. Click on the picture to see it in full size photo by Lazlo


9/21/16 - A message from the First Selectman's Office regarding the Flat Rocks Road brush fire: “The fire on Peck’s Mountain in the state forest by Flat Rocks Road is still smoldering. The DEEP is working on a containment plan. Be advised that there still may be smoky conditions for a while. Please report only flame sightings to 911. Thank you, Gordon Ridgway”

Hazardous Waste Collection Day.

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Click here if you want to see the videos taken in Cornwall over the years.


 


Videos from the Cornwall Chronicle's 25th Anniversary Exhibit & Cornwall Association's Newcomers Tea. Click box in upper left to see more videos


Pictures from Cornwall Historical Society's talk The Write Stuff, September 18, 2016 & video

 

Pictures from Cornwall Chronicle's 25th Anniversary Exhibit and Cornwall Association's Newcomers Tea, September 17, 2016 & video onevideo twovideo three & video four

 

Pictures from Cornwall Ag Fair, September 10, 2016 & video onevideo two & video three

 

Pictures from Cornwall Conservation Trust Thank You Party, August 27, 2016 & video

 


Press Release  regarding your taxes from Office of the Assessor, Town of Cornwall

 


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A very short history of Cornwall

Cornwall, in Litchfield County, is located on the Housatonic River in northwestern Connecticut and contains a portion of Mohawk State Forest. The town was incorporated in May of 1740 which means that the town was celebrating the 275th anniversary in 2015.  The early economy was based on farming, but iron furnaces, including two blast furnaces, gained importance in the nineteenth century, along with the supporting charcoal making industries. Famous as the site of the Cornwall’s Foreign Mission School and the Cream Hill Agricultural School, Cornwall has also been called the “Home of the Covered Bridge,” in reference to the 1864 West Cornwall Covered Bridge that is still in service today. One of Connecticut’s smallest towns, Cornwall has remained a rural community. (From the  ConnecticutHistory.org website )
Some videos of Cornwall events


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