Willimantic, Connecticut

What is Willimantic, Connecticut known for?


dodd

was incorporated as a city in 1893; the city was superseded in 1983 by the Willimantic Special Services District. It is also the birthplace of former U.S Senator Christopher Dodd of Connecticut. History Willimantic is an Algonquian (Algonquian languages) term for "land of the swift running water". Prior to 1821, the village was known as Willimantic Falls, home to about twenty families and a single school district. In 1822, Charles Lee erected a factory on Main Street made of stone

State University and various other locations in town. Notable residents thumb right 400px Giant sculptures of frogs atop spools of thread adorn a bridge next to the mill (File:Willimantic.JPG) * Apathy (Apathy (rapper)), rapper * Greg Baker, actor and musician * William Bonin, serial killer known as the Freeway Killer * Chris Dodd, senator * Eileen Farrell, soprano opera and concert singer * Jennifer Guthrie, actress * Skip Holtz, football coach * Julian

rows along First and Second Streets. These uniformly-colored structures were sold by the railroad in 1959. Early life, education, and early political career Dodd was born in Willimantic, Connecticut. His parents were Grace Mary Dodd (née Murphy) and U.S. Senator Thomas Joseph Dodd (Thomas J. Dodd); all eight


hit music

London, Connecticut New London and runs north to Norwich (Norwich (CT)) along the west bank of the Thames River (Thames River (Connecticut)). North of Norwich, it heads northwest going through Willimantic (Willimantic, Connecticut) and Stafford (Stafford, Connecticut) before entering Massachusetts. '''WILI-FM''' (98.3 FM, "Hit Music i-98.3") is a radio station broadcasting a Top 40 (CHR) (Contemporary hit radio) format. Licensed to the village of Willimantic


life location

08060101.shtml archivedate 2007-02-06 * In August 2008, Bizjournals.com (American City Business Journals) ranked Willimantic the 43rd most desirable town in the country based on quality of life, location and other factors. * Thread City Crossing ("The Frog Bridge"):


fiction horror

Winsted and Woodbury (Woodbury, Connecticut) '''Mark V. Ziesing''' is a small press publisher and bookseller. Active as a bookseller from 1972 to present, Ziesing was active in publishing from the mid-1980s into the late 1990s. The Ziesing publishing imprint specialized in science fiction, horror (horror fiction), and other forms of speculative fiction. Originally based in Willimantic, Connecticut and in partnership with his brother, he published two books by Gene Wolfe


architectural character

is the only footbridge in the United States to connect two state highways, as well as crossing all three major forms of transportation (road, rail, and river). * Prospect Hill Historic District (Prospect Hill Historic District (Willimantic, Connecticut)): One of the largest National Register-listed historic districts in the state in terms of number of buildings, of which it has 993, a remarkable 88% contribute to its overall historic architectural character. * Victorian Days in Willimantic


taking long

tension and rage," Norris remembers. "My father had an alcohol problem. When Dad came home, you hid in the closet because there was always something going on you'd rather not be a part of." Fred spent most of his early childhood alone. When his older brother wasn't using Fred as a human punching bag, the brother wanted nothing to do with him. So Fred would escape by reading books, taking long bicycle rides, or watching lots of afternoon TV reruns (whence came his encyclopedic knowledge


hit radio

Willimantic Eastern Connecticut State University Variety - - WILI (WILI (AM)) 1400 AM Willimantic (Willimantic, Connecticut) Nutmeg Broadcasting Co. (Hall Communications) News Talk Information - - WILI-FM 00 98.3 FM Willimantic (Willimantic, Connecticut) Nutmeg Broadcasting Co. (Hall Communications) Pop Contemporary Hit Radio - birth_date January 8, 1947 birth_place Willimantic

London, Connecticut New London and runs north to Norwich (Norwich (CT)) along the west bank of the Thames River (Thames River (Connecticut)). North of Norwich, it heads northwest going through Willimantic (Willimantic, Connecticut) and Stafford (Stafford, Connecticut) before entering Massachusetts. '''WILI-FM''' (98.3 FM, "Hit Music i-98.3") is a radio station broadcasting a Top 40 (CHR) (Contemporary hit radio) format. Licensed to the village of Willimantic


books taking

tension and rage," Norris remembers. "My father had an alcohol problem. When Dad came home, you hid in the closet because there was always something going on you'd rather not be a part of." Fred spent most of his early childhood alone. When his older brother wasn't using Fred as a human punching bag, the brother wanted nothing to do with him. So Fred would escape by reading books, taking long bicycle rides, or watching lots of afternoon TV reruns (whence came his encyclopedic knowledge


high bronze

Department of Transportation publisher Ct.gov date accessdate 2013-04-29 Architecturally designed bridge, officially opened in June 2001. The landmark is adorned with eight foot high bronze frogs atop concrete thread spools, designed by Leo Jensen. The spools on the bridge represent Willimantic’s prominence in cotton thread and silk manufacturing. The frogs represent the legendary Windham Frog Fight of 1754.


previous years

in love with Mantis. However, Mantis (whose body was now green and had begun to manifest new powers of invulnerability that allowed her to survive in space due to side-effects of her pregnancy) grows bitter with her life and the way she was forced to abandon her child. She survives, but the strain of the previous years causes her to literally split

Willimantic, Connecticut

'''Willimantic''' is a village Principal Communities in Connecticut, Dept. of Economic and Community Development and census-designated place located in the town of Windham (Windham, Connecticut) in Windham County, Connecticut, United States. The population was at 17,737 at the 2010 census (2010 United States Census). It is home to Eastern Connecticut State University, as well as the Windham Textile and History Museum. Willimantic was incorporated as a city in 1893; the city was superseded in 1983 by the Willimantic Special Services District. It is also the birthplace of former U.S Senator Christopher Dodd of Connecticut.

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