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Author Gordon, Maggie, 1986-

Title The Gilded Age on Connecticut's Gold Coast : transforming Greenwich, Stamford and Darien / Maggie Gordon.

Publication Info. Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  974.6 G65G    Check Shelf
Description 126 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents In the beginning -- Railroads bring progress to southwestern Connecticut -- Wealthy New Yorkers discover greenwich -- The beginnings of belle haven -- Old greenwich sees new life -- The "captains of industry" stake claim on Greenwich -- A gentleman's estate at Conyers Farm -- Stamford sees changes of its own -- Stamford's shippan develops into seaside resort -- The industrial revolution accelerates growth in Stamford -- Darien's Long Neck Point comes into its own -- The legacy of William Ziegler -- Tokeneke and planned development in Darien -- The day that Darien "arrived" -- The Gold Coast transformed.
Subject Fairfield County (Conn.) -- History -- 19th century -- Economic aspects.
Stamford (Conn. : Town) -- History -- 19th century -- Economic aspects.
Darien (Conn. : Town) -- History -- 19th century -- Economic aspects.
Greenwich (Conn. : Town) -- History -- 19th century -- Economic aspects.
ISBN 9781626193277
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