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Middlebury was incorporated as a town in October of 1807. During the past
year, the Board of Selectmen created a Bicentennial Celebration Committee to
implement a series of events that would bring this historical event to the
attention of the citizens and general public and t
o enlist their participation
in a variety of pertinent activities and events.
The following, taken from a plaque erected by the Middlebury Historical
Society, Incorporated, and the Connecticut Historical Commission in 1976,
describes the early history of Middlebury:
"Its name derives from the central position its meeting house occupies, six
miles from three older neighbors, Waterbury, Southbury and Woodbury.
Winter ecclesiastical privileges, permitting local church services, were
established for West Farms, originally the southwest portion of Waterbury, in
1786. In 1790, West Farms and adjoining portions of Woodbury and Southbury
became a distinct ecclesiastical society under the name of Middlebury.
The first house in the area was erected by Isaac Bronson before 1702 on
During the Revolutionary War, French General Rochambeau and his troops
established a camp in the Breakneck Hill section on their march to the final
campaign at Yorktown,
First petition to the General Assembly for Independence of Middlebury from
Waterbury was made in 1800. After much opposition incorporation was granted in
Today, Middlebury occupies a total area of 18.5 square miles, with a population
of 6,846 persons. Its form of government is selectmen, town meeting, and board
of finance, maintaining one voting district. Middlebury participates in Regional
School District #15, with the Town of Southbury.
The Middlebury Bicentennial Committee
PO Box 1327
For further information please contact:
Terry McAuliffe at 203-758-1492
The Middlebury Bicentennial Committee is a 501 (c) (3) Non Profit Organization.
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