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Modernization in a New England town

Ronald F. Demers

Modernization in a New England town

a history of Willington, Connecticut

by Ronald F. Demers

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Published by Willington Historical Society in Willington, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Willington (Conn. : Town)
    • Subjects:
    • Willington (Conn. : Town) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      StatementRonald F. Demers.
      ContributionsWillington Historical Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF104.W47 D45 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination432 p. :
      Number of Pages432
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3510606M
      LC Control Number82063179

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