North Stamford

North Stamford is a section of Stamford, Connecticut, USA, north of the Merritt Parkway.wikipedia
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Connecticut Route 137

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The two main roadways in North Stamford are High Ridge Road (Connecticut Route 137) and Long Ridge Road (Connecticut Route 104).
It runs for about 9.3 mi from Downtown Stamford up to North Stamford and then to New York state line in the town of Pound Ridge, New York.

Connecticut Route 104

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The two main roadways in North Stamford are High Ridge Road (Connecticut Route 137) and Long Ridge Road (Connecticut Route 104).
Route 104 is a Connecticut state highway in the city of Stamford, starting at from the Bulls Head section of the city then through North Stamford, with the highway ending at New York state line.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Stamford Museum
Also in the neighborhood is the Stamford Museum and Nature Center, a 118 acre facility on Scofieldtown Road. Henri Willis Bendel had an estate in North Stamford, see Stamford Museum and Nature Center.
Located in the woods of North Stamford, Connecticut, the 118-acre museum property is home to a 10-acre working farm, a Tudor-style museum and gallery which hosts exhibitions, an interactive nature center, 80 acres of outdoor trails, a large planetarium, a 4-story observatory with a research telescope, an otter pond, and a large playground designed for children to experience animals' perspective on nature.

Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens

Bartlett Arboretum
Water reservoirs which provide water service to the City of Stamford are located in North Stamford, as are the Bartlett Arboretum and the Stamford Historical Society headquarters and museum.
The Arboretum started in 1913, when Dr. Francis A. Bartlett, an eminent dendrologist and founder of the F.A. Bartlett Tree Expert Company, acquired "30 acres [12 hectares] more or less" of North Stamford woodland to use as his residence, training school and research laboratory for his company.

Stamford, Connecticut

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North Stamford is a section of Stamford, Connecticut, USA, north of the Merritt Parkway.
North of the Merritt Parkway is considered the North Stamford section of the city.

William Stevenson (athlete)

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By 1926 Mary Stella Tisdale Atwood had bought the house from Otto Sarrach and began restoring it. She sold the estate to William E. Stevenson, a Gold Medal winner in the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris (setting a new world record of 3:16.0 as member of the American 400-meter relay team) and later a president of Oberlin College.
In 1937, Stevenson bought Buttonwood Manor in the North Stamford section of Stamford, Connecticut, an 1809 Colonial-style house.

Travis (chimpanzee)

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Travis the Chimp lived in North Stamford before being shot and killed by police after going on a rampage and assaulting a friend of his owner.
The Herolds raised Travis at their home at Rock Rimmon Road in the North Stamford section of Stamford, Connecticut.

Jackie Robinson

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Jackie Robinson, the first African-American baseball player in the modern Major Leagues, made North Stamford his home later in his life. One of the several Stamford Little League Baseball leagues is named after him.
On October 24, 1972, nine days after his appearance at the World Series, Robinson died of a heart attack at his home on 95 Cascade Road in North Stamford, Connecticut; he was 53 years old.

Merritt Parkway

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North Stamford is a section of Stamford, Connecticut, USA, north of the Merritt Parkway.

Pound Ridge, New York

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North Stamford borders Pound Ridge, New York at the New York line to the north, the "back country" section of Greenwich, Connecticut to the west, and the Town of New Canaan, Connecticut to the east.

Greenwich, Connecticut

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North Stamford borders Pound Ridge, New York at the New York line to the north, the "back country" section of Greenwich, Connecticut to the west, and the Town of New Canaan, Connecticut to the east.

New Canaan, Connecticut

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North Stamford borders Pound Ridge, New York at the New York line to the north, the "back country" section of Greenwich, Connecticut to the west, and the Town of New Canaan, Connecticut to the east.

The New York Times

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"North Stamford developed with one- and two-acre zoning, looking just like Wilton or New Canaan," Janice Green, the manager of the William Pitt Real Estate office, told The New York Times in 1989.

Oberlin College

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By 1926 Mary Stella Tisdale Atwood had bought the house from Otto Sarrach and began restoring it. She sold the estate to William E. Stevenson, a Gold Medal winner in the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris (setting a new world record of 3:16.0 as member of the American 400-meter relay team) and later a president of Oberlin College.

Dorothy Fields

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While Stevenson and his wife were in England running American Red Cross operations in World War II, they rented the house to Dorothy Fields, a lyricist.

Norwalk, Connecticut

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Secession movements also took place in 1990s in the Rowayton section of Norwalk, Connecticut and the East Shore section of New Haven, Connecticut with those residents citing similar concerns.

New Haven, Connecticut

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Secession movements also took place in 1990s in the Rowayton section of Norwalk, Connecticut and the East Shore section of New Haven, Connecticut with those residents citing similar concerns.

Henri Willis Bendel

Henri Willis Bendel had an estate in North Stamford, see Stamford Museum and Nature Center.

Michael Bolton

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Michael Bolton, singer, lived in North Stamford (as of 1998) before moving to Westport.

Gutzon Borglum

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Gutzon Borglum, sculptor of Mount Rushmore, lived in North Stamford from 1910 to 1920.

Mount Rushmore

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Gutzon Borglum, sculptor of Mount Rushmore, lived in North Stamford from 1910 to 1920.

The Chambers Brothers

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Chambers Brothers, psychedelic soul, recorded Time Has Come Today. with drummer Brian Keenan, were the second black family to integrate North Stamford

Benny Goodman

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Benny Goodman, jazz and swing musician lived in North Stamford.

Harry Houdini

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Harry Houdini, magician and escape artist, had a home on Webbs Hill Road.

Cyndi Lauper

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Cyndi Lauper, singer, has (or had, as of 1998) a home in North Stamford.