Weston, Connecticut

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Weston is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut.wikipedia
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Fairfield, Connecticut

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In the 17th century, Weston's first English settlers were mostly farmers living in the town of Fairfield, Connecticut, the boundaries of which extended to Weston until the late 18th century. Weston is bordered by Westport to the south, Wilton to the west, Redding to the north, Easton to the east, and Fairfield to the southeast.
It borders the city of Bridgeport and towns of Trumbull, Easton, Weston, and Westport along the Gold Coast of Connecticut.

Connecticut Route 57

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The town is served by Route 57 and Route 53, both of which run through the town center.
Route 57 is a secondary state highway in western Connecticut serving as the "Main Street" of and connecting the towns of Westport and Weston.

Devil's Den Preserve

Devil's Den
Most of Devil's Den Preserve, a 1746 acre nature reserve, which gets 40,000 visits a year, is located in the town.
The Lucius Pond Ordway Devil's Den Preserve in Weston and Redding, Connecticut, encompassing 1746 acre, is the largest preserve in Fairfield County, Connecticut and one of the larger preserves in the metropolitan New York area.

Easton, Connecticut

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The Norfield Parish was created in the area now occupied by the towns of Weston and Easton. Weston is bordered by Westport to the south, Wilton to the west, Redding to the north, Easton to the east, and Fairfield to the southeast.
The town is situated amongst Redding, Monroe, Trumbull, Fairfield, Weston, and Newtown.

Weston meteorite

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A meteor exploded above the town December 14, 1807.
The Weston meteorite is a meteorite which fell to earth above the town of Weston, Connecticut on the morning of December 14, 1807.

Westport, Connecticut

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It flows through the town and ends in Long Island Sound in neighboring Westport. Weston is bordered by Westport to the south, Wilton to the west, Redding to the north, Easton to the east, and Fairfield to the southeast.
The Town of Westport was officially incorporated on May 28, 1835, with lands from Fairfield, Weston and Norwalk.

Fairfield County, Connecticut

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Weston is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Aspetuck, Connecticut

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Aspetuck is a village, which in Connecticut is an unincorporated community on the Aspetuck River, in Fairfield County, Connecticut, mostly in the town of Easton but extending also into Weston.

Connecticut Route 53

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The town is served by Route 57 and Route 53, both of which run through the town center.
Route 53 begins at US 1 in Norwalk and travels through the towns of Norwalk, Wilton, Weston, Redding, and Bethel.

Georgetown, Connecticut

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It is located in the area where the towns of Wilton, Redding, Ridgefield, and Weston meet.

Weston High School (Connecticut)

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Weston High School – grades 9–12, with about 800 students. Some Weston High School (WHS) seniors go on to attend selective colleges and universities. Recently the high school underwent a significant building expansion, which included construction of a new science department and new playing fields. The high school auditorium was also updated in 2008.
Weston High School is a public high school in Weston, Connecticut, serving about 800 students in grades 9–12.

Redding, Connecticut

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The Saugatuck River begins to the north in Redding. Weston is bordered by Westport to the south, Wilton to the west, Redding to the north, Easton to the east, and Fairfield to the southeast.
Redding borders Bethel, Danbury, Easton, Newtown, Ridgefield, Wilton and Weston.

Wilton, Connecticut

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Weston is bordered by Westport to the south, Wilton to the west, Redding to the north, Easton to the east, and Fairfield to the southeast.
Wilton is bordered by Ridgefield to the Northwest, Norwalk to the South, New Canaan to the Southwest, Westport to the Southeast, and Weston and Redding to the Northeast.

Norfield Historic District

Weston Center (Norfield Historic District)
The Norfield Historic District is a 18 acre historic district in Weston, Connecticut that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.

Bradley Edge Tool Company Historic District

Bradley Edge Tool Company Historic District – Roughly, Lyons Plains Road, north and south of the junction with White Birch Road (added December 22, 1995)
The Bradley Edge Tool Company Historic District is a 30 acre linear historic district along Lyons Plain Road in Weston, Connecticut.

Seth Grahame-Smith

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Seth Grahame-Smith (born 1976), author, film and television producer, grew up in town
He eventually grew up in Weston and Bethel, Connecticut, where he attended Bethel High School.

Saugatuck River

The Saugatuck River begins to the north in Redding.
Bridgeport Hydraulic Company Holdings (now owned by Aquarion) flooded portions of the Saugatuck River Valley in Weston, Redding, and Easton after 1938 displacing the villages of Hull and Valley Forge to create the Saugatuck Reservoir.

Aspetuck Land Trust

Sixteen preserves of the Aspetuck Land Trust, for a total of 645 acre, scattered all around town;
The Aspetuck Land Trust is a nonprofit organization founded in 1967 that seeks to preserves open spaces in the towns of Westport, Fairfield, Weston and Easton in Fairfield County, Connecticut.

John Marshall Harlan (1899–1971)

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John Marshall Harlan II (1899–1971), Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, summered in Weston, buried in Weston's Emmanuel churchyard
Harlan, a Presbyterian, maintained a New York City apartment, a summer home in Weston, Connecticut and a fishing camp in Murray Bay, Quebec, a lifestyle he described as "awfully tame and correct".

Jacob Pitts

Jacob Pitts (born 1979), actor
Pitts grew up in Weston, Connecticut, the son of Arlene and Joseph Rives Pitts.

Ed McBain

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Evan Hunter (1926–2005), author who wrote under the pen name "Ed McBain"
This was removed, but the problem later returned, and Hunter died from laryngeal cancer in 2005, aged 78, in Weston, Connecticut.

Paul Cadmus

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Paul Cadmus (1904–1999), painter
In 1999, he died at his home in Weston, Connecticut, due to advanced age, just five days shy of his 95th birthday.

Eartha Kitt

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Eartha Kitt (1927–2008), entertainer, moved to town in 2002
She later moved to Pound Ridge, New York, but returned in 2002 to the southern Fairfield County Connecticut town of Weston, in order to be near her daughter Kitt and family.

Keith Richards

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Keith Richards (born 1943), musician, member of The Rolling Stones
Richards still owns Redlands, the Sussex estate he purchased in 1966, as well as a home in Weston, Connecticut, and another in the private resort island of Parrot Cay, Turks & Caicos.