Bridgeport, Connecticut

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Bridgeport is a historic seaport city in the U.S. state of Connecticut.wikipedia
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Connecticut

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Bridgeport is a historic seaport city in the U.S. state of Connecticut.
Its capital is Hartford and its most populous city is Bridgeport.

Fairfield County, Connecticut

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The largest city in the state, it is located in Fairfield County at the mouth of the Pequonnock River on Long Island Sound.
The closest to New York City, the county contains four of the state's largest cities – Bridgeport (1st), Stamford (3rd), Norwalk (6th), and Danbury (7th) – whose combined population of 433,368 is nearly half the county's total population.

Trumbull, Connecticut

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As of 2017, Bridgeport had an estimated population of 151,267, making it also the 5th-most populous in New England Located 60 miles from Manhattan and 40 miles from the Bronx, it is bordered by the towns of Trumbull to the north, Fairfield to the west, and Stratford to the east.
It borders on the cities of Bridgeport and Shelton and the towns of Stratford, Fairfield, Easton and Monroe.

Long Island Sound

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The largest city in the state, it is located in Fairfield County at the mouth of the Pequonnock River on Long Island Sound.
Major Connecticut cities on the Sound include Bridgeport, New London, Stamford, Norwalk, and New Haven.

Fairfield, Connecticut

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As of 2017, Bridgeport had an estimated population of 151,267, making it also the 5th-most populous in New England Located 60 miles from Manhattan and 40 miles from the Bronx, it is bordered by the towns of Trumbull to the north, Fairfield to the west, and Stratford to the east.
It borders the city of Bridgeport and towns of Trumbull, Easton, Weston, and Westport along the Gold Coast of Connecticut.

Pequonnock River

The largest city in the state, it is located in Fairfield County at the mouth of the Pequonnock River on Long Island Sound.
The Pequonnock River is a 16.7 mi waterway in eastern Fairfield County, Connecticut, flowing through the city of Bridgeport.

Stratford, Connecticut

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As of 2017, Bridgeport had an estimated population of 151,267, making it also the 5th-most populous in New England Located 60 miles from Manhattan and 40 miles from the Bronx, it is bordered by the towns of Trumbull to the north, Fairfield to the west, and Stratford to the east.
It is bordered on the west by Bridgeport, to the north by Trumbull and Shelton, and on the east by Milford (across the Housatonic River).

Greater Bridgeport

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The Greater Bridgeport area is the 48th-largest urban area in the United States.
Greater Bridgeport is the metropolitan area centered on the city of Bridgeport in the U.S. state of Connecticut.

Frisbie Pie Company

The Frisbie Pie Company was located here, and Bridgeport is credited as the birthplace of the Frisbee.
The Frisbie Pie Company was founded in 1871 by William Russell Frisbie in Bridgeport, Connecticut, when he bought and renamed a branch of the Olds Baking Company.

List of cities in Connecticut

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The largest city in the state, it is located in Fairfield County at the mouth of the Pequonnock River on Long Island Sound.
Bolded city names indicate the state's largest cities, with the most populated being Bridgeport.

Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport

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Very closeby, Mount Grove Cemetery was laid out on what was a native village that extended past the 1650s.
Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Connecticut, was laid out in 1849 in a park-like, rural setting away from the center of the city.

List of United States urban areas

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The Greater Bridgeport area is the 48th-largest urban area in the United States.

Subway (restaurant)

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The first Subway restaurant opened in the North End section of the city in 1965.
In 1965, Fred DeLuca borrowed $1,000 from friend Peter Buck to start "Pete's Super Submarines" in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and in the following year, they formed Doctor's Associates Inc. to oversee operations of the restaurants as the franchise expanded.

Housatonic Railroad

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The town incorporated to subsidize the Housatonic Railroad and rapidly industrialized following the rail line's connection to the New York and New Haven railroad.
The Housatonic Railroad, originally (mis)spelled as 'Ousatonic Railroad', was chartered in May 1836 to build a line from Bridgeport, Connecticut, north to the Massachusetts state line, along the Housatonic River valley.

New England

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As of 2017, Bridgeport had an estimated population of 151,267, making it also the 5th-most populous in New England Located 60 miles from Manhattan and 40 miles from the Bronx, it is bordered by the towns of Trumbull to the north, Fairfield to the west, and Stratford to the east.
5) Bridgeport, Connecticut: 147,612 (945,816)

Borough (Connecticut)

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In 1800, the village became the Borough of Bridgeport, the first so incorporated in the state.
Bridgeport (now a city) was the state's first borough, formed in 1800 or 1801 as a subdivision of the town of Stratford.

Black Rock Harbor

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Bridgeport annexed the West End and the village of Black Rock and its busy harbor in 1870.
Black Rock Harbor is located in Bridgeport, Connecticut on Long Island Sound.

Naugatuck Railroad

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The Naugatuck Railroad—connecting Bridgeport to Waterbury and Winsted along the Naugatuck—was chartered in 1845 and began operation four years later.
At its greatest extent the Naugatuck ran from Bridgeport north to Winsted.

Locomobile Company of America

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Among the initiatives, the Singer factory joined Wheeler & Wilson in producing sewing machines and the Locomobile Company of America was a prominent early automobile manufacturer, producing a prototype of the Stanley Steamer and various luxury cars.
Production was transferred to Bridgeport, Connecticut, in 1900, where it remained until the company's demise in 1929.

Remington Arms

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The town was also the center of America's corset production, responsible for almost 20% of the national total, and became the headquarters of Remington Arms following its 1912 merger with the Union Metallic Cartridge Co. Around the time of the First World War, Bridgeport was also producing steam-fitting and heating apparatuses, brass goods, phonographs, typewriters, milling machines, brassieres, and saddles.
This consisted of Hartley and Graham of New York, New York, a major sporting goods chain who also owned the Union Metallic Cartridge Company in Bridgeport and the Winchester Repeating Arms Company of New Haven, both in Connecticut.

International Silver Company

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Further, the Holmes & Edwards Silver Co. was founded in 1882, with its wares sold nationally, and the company became part of the International Silver Company in 1898.
Other companies that became part of the corporation also include Holmes & Edwards Silver Company in Bridgeport, CT; Derby Silver Company in Derby, CT; Norwich Cutlery in Norwich, CT; Rogers and Brothers, and Rogers and Hamilton in Waterbury, CT; Manhattan Silver Plate in Lyons, New York; and Standard Silver Company, Ltd. in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Read's Department Stores

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In 2004, artists' lofts were developed in the former Read's Department Store on Broad Street.
Read's Department Stores was a Bridgeport, Connecticut-based retail chain founded in 1857 by D.M. Read.

Bridgeport City Hall

On March 10, 1860, Abraham Lincoln spoke in the city's Washington Hall, an auditorium at the old Bridgeport City Hall (now McLevy Hall), at the corner of State and Broad Streets.
The old Bridgeport City Hall is located in downtown Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Father Panik Village

In 2010, the Bridgeport Housing Authority and a local health center announced plans to build a $20 million medical and housing complex at Albion Street, making use of federal stimulus funds and designed to replace some of the housing lost with the demolition of Father Panik Village.
Father Panik Village was a housing project located in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Union Metallic Cartridge Company

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The town was also the center of America's corset production, responsible for almost 20% of the national total, and became the headquarters of Remington Arms following its 1912 merger with the Union Metallic Cartridge Co. Around the time of the First World War, Bridgeport was also producing steam-fitting and heating apparatuses, brass goods, phonographs, typewriters, milling machines, brassieres, and saddles.
Following merger with Remington Arms in 1912, the company manufacturing complex in Bridgeport, Connecticut became a major arms supplier during World War I.