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The Landscape of Redding, Connecticut (CT)  

The Landscape through the years has went through some obvious changes, but much has remained. Stone walls frame the old farm lands, foundations grace the forests, rivers, and reservoir, quarries double as waterholes, rock ledges hide the secrets of Indians.

Much is to be explored, so read on and enjoy the stories of the land.

Forests "Shaping of the forests"
Fire, Weather, Disease, Firewood, Agriculture

Local Farmers, Soil and produce, Farming the land: Fertilizers, Crop Rotation, Tobacco, New Husbandry, The Hessian Fly, Tools, The Edwin Gilbert Farm, Warrups Farm, Old Farmlands you can explore, David Starr Farm (New Pond Farm)

Bodies of Water & Streams
Norwalk Watershed, Bridgeport Hydraulic Company Holdings

Geologic Composition
The Rocks, The Soil, Branchville Mine

Huckleberry Swamp and Adjacent Uplands by Linda Roth
Secrets of Redding Glen: The Natural History of a Wooded Valley.
by Jo. Polseno


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