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  Danbury, Connecticut - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 2005, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton was quoted in an Associated Press story that the city's population is actually near 90,000, the increase due to immigrants from Ecuador.
Danbury was first settled in 1685, when eight families moved to the area from the area that is now Norwalk and Stamford.
A 60 acre (243,000 m²) tract near the Danbury Fairgrounds known as Tucker's Field was purchased by local pilots in 1928, and leased to the town.
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 Danbury, Connecticut -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Danbury is a city located in (additional info and facts about Fairfield County, Connecticut) Fairfield County, Connecticut, (The army of the United States of America; organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare) USA.
In 2005, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton was quoted in an (additional info and facts about Associated Press) Associated Press story that the city's population is actually near 90,000, the increase due to immigrants from (A republic in northwestern South America; became independent from Spain in 1822; the landscape is dominated by the Andes) Ecuador.
Danbury was first settled in 1685, when eight families moved to the area from the area that is now (additional info and facts about Norwalk) Norwalk and (additional info and facts about Stamford) Stamford.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/d/da/danbury,_connecticut.htm   (1573 words)

 Danbury Fair - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Danbury Fair was a yearly exhibition in Danbury, Connecticut.
It was begun in 1821 as an agricultural fair, but did not have a regular schedule until 1869 when hat manufacturers helped form the Danbury Farmers and Manufacturers Society.
The last fair was held in 1981, with an estimated 400,000 attendees.
danbury.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Danbury_Fair   (268 words)

 Realty Times - Real Estate News and Advice
Danbury was called "The Hat City" in recognition of its first prosperous industry, born in 1790 thanks to the efforts of entrepreneur Zadoc Benedict.
Danbury further established itself as a leader in education when the city opened a preschool program for handicapped children, beginning a progressive chapter in education.
Danbury Railway Museum for a trip back in time to a restored railway station containing some 30 historic engines and cars (a big hit with children).
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Danbury is the 7th largest city in Connecticut and the largest city in Western Connecticut.
Danbury is the most centrally located team in the Northeast and is only 60 miles northeast of Manhattan and 55 miles southwest of Hartford.
Danbury also has local historical attraction’s, local museums, antiquing and Danbury has the Downtown Entertainment District with local bars, night clubs and restaurants located in the heart of the city.
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 Danbury Racearena Historical Museum Track History
The fair owners and the racing association came to an agreement, and stock car racing was born in the town of
The attendance grew weekly and the Danbury Fair Racearena was soon known as the most beautiful racing facility on the east coast.
The fair lost Irv Jarvis in the year 1969, leaving John W. Leahy at the now age of 74 to run the fair.
www.danbury-racearena.com /Track-History.htm   (543 words)

 Danbury History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
About 1980, the entire Fair Grounds were sold and the last Fair ran in october of 1981.
Demolition began to make way for the Danbury Fair Mall much to the discontent as many were disheartened to lose the Great Danbury Fair.
Nonetheless, the Danbury Fair Mall is a big attraction in the greater Danbury area.
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 Danbury, Connecticut
The central motto on the Seal of the City of Danbury is Restituimus (We have restored) a reference to the destruction caused by the British army.
A 60-acre tract near the Danbury Fairgrounds known as Tucker's Field was purchased by local pilots in 1928, and leased to the town.
There are seven miles of trails as well as several ponds located on the 654-acre park.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/d/da/danbury__connecticut.html   (1087 words)

 Recreation and Leisure Industry Expert Witness and Safety Consultant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Fairs: the trade fairs of the 20th century, particularly in the United States, were more in the nature of exhibitions than true fairs; various industries, such as the automobile, broadcasting, office-equipment, and textile industries, continue to hold annual fairs to display their latest products and promote sales.
Most popular were the annual county fairs, where livestock and all kinds of vegetable produce and manufactured goods were exhibited, and awards were given for the best exhibits in each category.
Such rural fairs lasted for one or two weeks; a few of them, notably the Iowa State Fair and the fair of Danbury, Connecticut, became nationally famous.
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 DANBURY - Online Information article about DANBURY
Danbury is served by three divisions of the New See also:
Hartford railway; by the Danbury and Harlem electric railway, which connects at Goldens See also:
At Danbury is held annually the well-known agricultural Danbury Fair.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /DAH_DEM/DANBURY.html   (744 words)

 Connecticut Vacation Spot | Ethan Allen Hotel Danbury Connecticut
Danbury Fair Mall's trademark carousel is reminiscent of the original fairgrounds ride in Danbury.
Located in Danbury near the Ethan Allen campus, WestConn is part of the Connecticut State University System, the largest university system in the state.
Danbury and the surrounding area hosts a number of well respected corporate giants such as Duracell, GE Capital, and Boehringer Ingelheim, to name a few.
www.ethanallenhotel.com /neighborhood.htm   (534 words)

 Welcome to Saint James' Episcopal Church - A Parish Profile
Danbury is a unique and thriving community combining New England history and contemporary living.
The Danbury Fair, which was held annually from 1869 until 1981, was the biggest fair in all of Connecticut.
Also located in Danbury, is the impressive railroad museum with its considerable collection of rolling stock.
www.st-james-parish.org /Profile/community.htm   (736 words)

 Danbury CT Real Estate
New England's largest shopping center, the Danbury Fair Mall, offers a variety of shopping and food choices, as well as a grand carousel, and has proven to be on of the top retail centers of Fairfield County.
Nearby, the Danbury Fair is held annually, featuring an array of exciting rides and games, which attract families and adolescents.
Nearby, the Danbury Ice Ri nk may be a fun choice for an afternoon of skating and arcades with the family.
www.relocate-america.com /states/CT/cities/danbury.htm   (680 words)

 Danbury Fair Mall
It’s location in the heart of southwest Connecticut’s affluent Fairfield County, and its proximity to New York’s Westchester County, position Danbury Fair at the center of one of the wealthiest areas in the country.
Danbury Fair’s collection of national and local retailers includes: Banana Republic, Gap, Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Abercrombie & Fitch, J. Jill, Swarovski, Coach, Ann Taylor, Sephora and J. Crew.
Danbury Fair’s trademark carousel, reminiscent of the original fairgrounds ride at Danbury, is an impressive backdrop for the 900-seat food court.
www.danburyfairmall.com /leasing_opportunities   (223 words)

 Weekly Best Of Fairfield Co. 1998 | County Life   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It seems that Danbury Fair Mall isn't the only place where business has been booming in the Hat City.
From her start as head of the performing arts program at Wooster School in Danbury, to her involvement with the Ridgefield Youth Services Bureau (of which she is now chair), to her role in bringing A Better Chance (ABC) to Ridgefield, Liebowitz has long been dedicated to nurturing the self-esteem of young people.
Published by Danbury resident Stephan Krcmar and consisting of poetry and short prose by far-flung writers spanning the United States, "Lb" is sometimes warped, sometimes disturbing, yet always illuminating.
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 Hotels Danbury - Hotels in Danbury Connecticut - Danbury Hotels
Danbury Inn and Suites is located just two miles from the Danbury Rail Station.
This Super 8 Motel in Danbury, Conn., is six miles from the New York State border and slightly more than an hour from the glitz and glamour of New York City.
The Wellesley Inn Danbury, Conn., conveniently located off Interstate 84, is three miles from Western Connecticut University and five miles from area attractions, including Candlewood Lake, Danbury Ice Arena, Danbury Military Museum and Tarrywile Par...
www.connecticuthotelfinder.com /CT/Danbury.html   (502 words)

 The Macerich Company | Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Just in time for the 2005 holiday season, Fashion Fair will reveal an exciting new dimension that should serve to perpetuate its position as the dominant retail destination in the far-flung Fresno market.
Fashion Fair, which completed a major renovation and remerchandising in November 2003, racked up mall store sales of $489 per square foot in 2004, a 10.6% increase from $442 in 2003.
Indeed, Fashion Fair draws from an overall market of nearly 1.1 million residents in 344,000 households in a 30-mile radius.
www.macerich.com /pages/redevelop/intro/index.jsp?development=1   (522 words)

 Welcome To CityCenter Danbury
Catch the show critics have called "a searing and unforgettable portrait of the man who shaped a generation of conductors..." Directed by Tony Award-winner Charles Nelson Reilly.
Danbury Downtown Council members get half price privilege.
Food and music festival at the CityCenter Bandshell on the Danbury Green.
www.citycenterdanbury.com   (555 words)

 Danbury Fair   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Danbury Fair was held for one week in October e
As the fair grew, there were car races, rides, food, sideshows and dancing.
Many people who have lived in Danbury for a long time really miss the fair and the race track.
www.danbury.k12.ct.us /elemweb/danburyhistory/fair.html   (291 words)

 On Bus 309, Rosa's still a hero - News - MSNBC.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
DANBURY — Bus number 309 is sloshing its way through the driving rain at Danbury Fair mall.
Danbury resident Magdalena Montero, 29, a nurses aide, applauded Parks for taking such a "courageous" stand.
Angela Elm, a 42-year-old teacher's aide at the Danbury's Interfaith Early Learning Center, was among the last passengers to join the bus before it reached Kennedy Park.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/9826720/3082215   (1050 words)

 School Guides — US college directory with detailed search features and student tools
The Danbury College Fair is sponsored by the Danbury High School Guidance Department.
In addition to asking questions, students and parents will be able to set up college interviews, pick up literature and learn about the various financial-aid programs available.
Danbury, CT Off Route I-84 (North or South), take Exit 3.
www.schoolguides.com /event_detail.asp?event_id=124   (172 words)

 Danbury State Fair, Greenwich Medical Center, lion in a motorcycle, blood on the floor, not enough sense to come in out ...
Danbury State Fair, Greenwich Medical Center, lion in a motorcycle, blood on the floor, not enough sense to come in out of the rain
My family had gone to an upstate Connecticut fair, the Danbury State Fair, the largest fair within driving distance.
The first few years we drove up there, I had to of course stick by my parents, but this year, I was deemed tall enough to go off on my own.
www.ralphrobertmoore.com /lately070104.html   (2782 words)

 Norwalk Transit District - Norwalk to Danbury Link
From Norwalk’s WHEELS Pulse Point to the Danbury Fair Mall South, you can wave for a bus to stop anywhere on the route.
From Danbury Fair Mall to the Downtown Danbury Pulse Point, passengers board at designated bus stop signs.
You may transfer FREE of charge between Danbury and Norwalk’s fixed route bus systems; and the Coastal Link or CT TRANSIT Route 41 (formerly F Route) in Norwalk.
www.norwalktransit.com /norwalk_danbury.htm   (346 words)

 Danbury Grange and Community Fair
The Blazing Star Grange Number 71 in Danbury, New Hampshire, has a pie-eating contest as part of its community fair, which has been held annually since 1914.
Do you know what a Grange is? It is a family-oriented, social organization that focuses on agriculture and rural life and was founded by farmers in the 19th century.
The Blazing Star Grange community fair also includes live music, auctions, a parade -- and a lot of pies.
www.americaslibrary.gov /cgi-bin/page.cgi/es/nh/grange_1   (196 words)

 Greater Danbury Irish Festival History
Realizing that the people of the Greater Danbury Area greatly missed the tradition of a fall fair (The Great Danbury Fair), we set out to fill the void.
Since our first festival was held at Rogers Park in downtown Danbury, we have made every effort to improve yearly in.
We now bring you The Greater Danbury Irish Festival from the beautiful grounds of the Western Connecticut State University's west-side campus.
www.danbury.org /aoh/festival/history.html   (197 words)

 Business Wire: Fitch Ratings Upgrades Danbury Fair Mall Trust Series 2001-DFM
The corresponding debt service coverage ratio (DSCR), based on a Fitch refinance constant and the actual current loan balance, was 1.36 times (x) compared to 1.23x at issuance.
Danbury Fair Mall is located in Danbury, Fairfield County, CT and is anchored by Macy's, Sears, Filene's, JC Penney and Lord and Taylor.
The collateral consists primarily of 501,205 square feet (sf) of in-line store space, the parcel of land encumbered and leased to Lord and Taylor, and an adjacent parking facility (approximately 6,433 spaces).
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0EIN/is_2004_May_5/ai_n6012872   (441 words)

 Danbury Fair   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Both grew up at the Danbury track where their father’s raced.
The Danbury State Fair (much like the “Big E” in Massachusetts) would occur right after the racing season for two weeks.
That was pretty wild for a kid: rides, games, the big top, animals etc. It all ended in 1981 when the profits became more important than the community.
www.danbury.k12.ct.us /elemweb/danburyhistory/faircarmemory.html   (324 words)

 Postcard Exhibit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Now replaced by Broadview Junior High School, the farm provided for the indigent in Danbury until the 1960s, when the first junior high school in the city was built with money obtained from the sale of the old high school (renamed White Hall) to Danbury Teachers College.
The Danbury Fair, which existed for over 100 years (1869-1981), ran for ten days (two weekends) in October of each year.
The Savings Bank of Danbury was built on this Main Street spot in 1908, replacing the First Congregational Church that had burned down a year earlier.
www.wcsu.ctstateu.edu /library/postcard_images.htm   (878 words)

 Labor Department's May 24 Job Fair In Danbury Simplifies Life For Area Employers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On May 24, the Connecticut Department of Labor will team up with The News-Times newspaper of Danbury, the Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce and the Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board, Inc., to sponsor the Western Connecticut Career Fair.
The Labor Department, Tirinzonie added, is also planning a June 8 career fair to be held at the North Haven Holiday Inn from 11 a.m.
Companies can sign up for the Western Connecticut Career Fair by visiting the Department of Labor's Job Fair Web site at www.ctjobfairs.com or by calling Denise in the Agency's Job Development Unit at (860) 263-6280.
www.ctdol.state.ct.us /communic/2004-05/fair-danbury.htm   (438 words)

 Danbury Hospital Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Staff from the Endoscopy Unit at Danbury Hospital, Danbury Office of Physician Services-Gastroenterology and the Praxair Cancer Center, spearheaded this public awareness effort to prevent colorectal cancer and to help spread the word that knowing the symptoms and obtaining regular screenings can save lives.
The Colossal Colon is the creation of Molly McMaster, a colon cancer survivor who was diagnosed on her 23rd birthday, with the help and support from the clinical and educational staff of the C.R. Wood Cancer Center at Glens Falls Hospital in Glens Falls, New York.
McMaster came to Danbury on Sunday, June 27, to talk about her experience with colon cancer and to meet with those who came to see the Colossal Colon.
www.danbury-weightloss.com /frontpage/Coco.htm   (350 words)

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