End of an Era: Deindustrialization and the Decline of Connecticut’s Textile Mill Towns.-

Windham Textile & History Museum Windham Textile & History Museum, Willimantic, CT

The Kenton Room on the second floor Mill Museum’s Dugan Building 157-B Union Street, Willimantic CT In the 19th century, Connecticut was the “cockpit of the American Industrial Revolution.” Renowned worldwide for its textiles and precision machines, Connecticut – along with the rest of southern New England – led the nation in industrial production. As…