Category: Past

A Time Honored Easton Tradition

  Nearly every year since 1923, the Easton Volunteer Fire Company No.1 has held its carnival during the summer. This has been a family event, not only for the patrons, but for the volunteers who put it together and run it. It has not only been generational, but often included multiple members of the same…

From Cowpaths to Highways

Prior to the Town of Fairfield’s purchase of approximately 52,000 acres of land from Native Americans during the 1660’s, the land that now comprises Easton was unsettled. The early colonial families from Britain were mostly a sociable lot, mainly divided only by their particular brand of Christianity. They weren’t inclined to head off into Connecticut’s…