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…

Still Farming After All These Years

When some of my childhood friends return to Easton for a visit, most are both pleased and amazed at how little their hometown has changed over the last 50 years. Unlike nearly every other town in lower Fairfield County, there are actually fewer non-agriculture commercial ventures in operation here today than there were in the…