Ansonia (Images of America) by Derby Historical Society

By Derby Historical Society

the city of Ansonia is located on the foot of Connecticut’s Berkshire Hills, above the confluence of the Housatonic and Naugatuck Rivers. This production village used to be named for its founder, Anson Phelps, a businessman who performed a trendy function in the neighborhood. Ansonia stocks its earliest
history with the neighboring city of Derby, of which it used to be an element until eventually 1889. Ansonia has been referred to as the economic middle of the Naugatuck Valley. but, as you can find inside of, its historical past is wealthy past its undefined. Ansonia highlights the town’s wonderful
old houses and church buildings. This one city had 25 church buildings at one time. The e-book follows the city via strong instances in addition to difficult instances, reminiscent of the snow fall of 1888 and the Flood of 1955 and the redevelopment days that followed.

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