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Waterbury in the 18th Century

Fortune's Waterbury

Fortune lived and worked just outside the center of town. Waterbury's earliest homes were built around the town's center, which later became the Green.

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Walking Tours of Fortune's Waterbury are available for groups and schools. Please contact Marie Galbraith, Executive Director, via phone, (203) 753-0381, ext. 17 or email:

A Self-Guided Walking Tour is available for download as a PDF file.

Waterbury's Episcopal Church, 1795
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Waterbury's Episcopal Church, 1795
Fortune was baptized in St. John's Church on December 20, 1797. The building had been consecrated on November 1 of that year. Engraving published in Joseph Anderson's History of Waterbury, Volume I, 1896.

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