It is in Fairfield County, at the mouth of the Pequonnock River on Long Island Sound, 60 miles (97 km) from Manhattan and 40 miles (64 km) from The Bronx.The Greater Bridgeport area is the 48th-largest urban area in the United States. Barnum built four houses in Bridgeport and housed his circus in town during winter.The first Subway restaurant opened in Bridgeport's North End in 1965. The English farming community grew and became a center of trade, shipbuilding, and whaling.
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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, The First World War continued the city's expansion so that, on the eve of the Great Depression, there were more than 500 factories in Bridgeport, including Columbia Records' primary pressing plant.
One of their sacred sites was Golden Hill, which overlooked the harbor and was the location of natural springs and their planting fields.
(It has since been blasted through for construction of an expressway.) The Golden Hill Indians were granted a reservation here by the Colony of Connecticut in 1639; it lasted until 1802.When a pet in crisis has nowhere else to turn, the Connecticut Humane Society is able to respond with open arms because of supporters like you. By becoming a part of a caring community of monthly donors, you will provide critical support all year long to rescue pets from suffering, cruelty and neglect. This is a list of state parks and reserves in the Connecticut state park system, shown in four tables.The first table lists state parks and reserves, the second lists state park trails, the third list state forests, and the fourth lists other state-owned, recreation-related areas.This was similar to the economy of the Paugusset, who had cultivated corn, beans, and squash; and fished and gathered shellfish from both the river and sound.