A history of the copper mines and Newgate Prison, at Granby, Conn. also, of the captivity of Daniel Hayes, of Granby, by the Indians, in 1707 by Noah Amherst Phelps

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Published by Case, Tiffany & Burnham in Hartford .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Granby (Conn. : Town),
  • East Granby (Conn. : Town),
  • Connecticut,
  • Granby.,
  • Connecticut.

Subjects:

  • Hayes, Daniel, 1685-1756,
  • Newgate Prison (East Granby, Conn.) -- History,
  • Copper mines and mining -- Connecticut -- Granby,
  • Indian captivities -- Connecticut,
  • Granby (Conn. : Town) -- History,
  • East Granby (Conn. : Town) -- History

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Statementby Noah A. Phelps.
ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF104.E1 P4
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6904275M
LC Control Number01007734
OCLC/WorldCa6242231

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The Old Newgate Prison & Copper Mine in East Granby, Connecticut didn't always house the criminal element. When it first opened init was the country's very first copper mine, and was eventually converted into America's very first prison. The Old Newgate Prison became a dank, dark place where men went, and often times never returned.4/5(1).

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Samuel Higley, a Yale Graduate, owned the Copper Hill Mine presently located in East Granby Connecticut on Newgate Rd. before the town was split off at a later date from Simsbury.

Aside from being a medical doctor Dr. Higley was also a practicing blacksmith. He also had a great thirst. Phelps, in his History of the Copper Mines in Newgate Prison at Granby, Connecticut, notes that: "The prisoners were to be employed in mining. The crimes, by which the acts subjected offenders to confinement and labor in the prison, were burglary, horse stealing, and counterfeiting the public bills or coins, or making instruments and dies.

If you travel from Colebrook to Bradley Field along CT Ro shortly before coming to East Granby, there is an intersection and if you are attentive, a sign pointing to the left indicates that Old Newgate Prison lies somewhere beyond the bend and past the all-obscuring trees.

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First off though, we roamed the grounds, checking out the remains of the prison. We went through the basement of the guardhouse, which had the remnants of some cells and storage, then up to the main hall of the.

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The front gates of the Old Newgate Prison in East Granby, around Image from The Connecticut Quarterly (). The scene in The Old Newgate Prison opened inin an abandoned copper mine in Granby – now present-day East Granby – Connecticut. The prisoners were housed underground in the old mine tunnels, with the idea that this would be a virtually escape-proof.

A History of the Copper Mines and Newgate Prison at Granby, Conn., also, of The Captivity of Daniel Hayes, of Granby, by the Indians, in Hartford, CT: Tiff & Burham, Phelps recounts the history of Newgate Prison and the copper mines in Granby, and also tells the story of Daniel Hayes.

Originally founded as a copper mine in the early 's. NewGate was first used as a prison to house Tories and Loyalists during the Revolutionary War. It was the first State Prison in America. The Prison also held Confederate prisoners during the Civil War.

In New-Gate Prison was declared a National Historic Landmark. A later book by Richard Harvey Phelps, presumably one of Noah’s relatives, discusses the history of these mines and of Newgate prison, which was built on Copper Hill. Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting & Power Company, Limited (also known as Granby Consolidated Mining & Smelting Company, Granby Copper & Granby Mining Company Ltd was a publicly traded company that owned and operated the Phoenix Mine in the community of Phoenix in the Boundary Country region of British Columbia, Canada in the early and mid 20th century.

The Old Newgate Prison Museum is the site of Connecticut's first prison, which was built from the remains of an 18th-century copper mine. Copper was first discovered on the site in and was one of the few commercial mines in the British colonies until it was abandoned in the on: Newgate Rd, East Granby,CT.

The Indian and the White Man. by Washburn, Wilcomb E., Ed. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Old New Gate Prison & Copper Mine, East Granby, Connecticut.

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