Reproduction drawing of the community known as Terryville, Connecticut, created and published by George E. Norris in 1894. Terryville, now part of Plymouth, Connecticut, was named after clockmaker Eli Terry Jr. Terry was the son of well-known clockmaker Eli Terry Sr. who had sold his clock manufactory in nearby Wolcott to his assistant Seth Thomas. Terry the younger was also a fine clockmaker, but grew popular when he purchased lock making equipment and created the Eagle Lock Company that would become Terryville's largest employer.
The map features clearly labeled street names with lively scenes of railroad, carriage and pedestrian traffic. There is a soft sepia-toned hue throughout the map. It features a inset illustration of Pequabuck or Terryville Station. Complete reference list below.
Features lettered references to the following locations:
A. Eagle Lock Co.
B. A. Terry & Co., Malleable Iron Works.
C. W. H. Scott & Co., Saw, Planing, Turning & Grist Mill.
D. W. H. Scott & Co., General Merchandise, Wood, Coal, &c.
E. Louis Egen, General Merchandise.
F. F. T. Cook, Druggist.
G. N. E. Purcell, Retail Meat Dealer.
H. E. G. Austin, Barber Shop & Billiard Room.
I. W. W. Wellington, Physician & Surgeon.
J. Albert Bunnell, Ice Dealer & Trucking.K. Frank Babcock, Livery Stable.
L. Wm. Robinson, Pleasant View Farm.
M. Levi Bassett, Farmer.
N. Terryville Hotel, Jos. C. Barthe, Prop'r.
O. Town Hall, Probate & Clerk's Office.
P. Congregational Church.
Q. Catholic Church.
R. High & Graded Schools.
S. Eagle Lock Co's Middle Reservoir.
T. Height of Land 960 feet.
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