Place:Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, United States

Alt namesMashamoquet
Coordinates41.883°N 71.95°W
Located inWindham, Connecticut, United States     (May 1713 - )
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Pomfret is a town in Windham County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 4,247 in 2010 according to the United States Census. The land was purchased from Native Americans in 1686 (the "Mashmuket Purchase" or "Mashamoquet Purchase") and the town was incorporated in 1713 and named after Pontefract in West Yorkshire, England.

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Pomfret was a parish of Woodstock until 1713.
Early Residents of Pomfret

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