I an am Agent for Farmington, Ct and alwasy looking for sites or info for my Buyers on our town that my help them decided whether to purchase here or not. The picutre above is of Miss Porter's School, which is a private all-girls boarding school located in the center of town. Jackie Onassis attended Miss Porters from 1944-1947 and Gloria Vanderbilt spent some time here as well. You can learn more about the school here.
Farmington is surrounded by lush landscapes and rolling hills and hosts the Historic Hill-Stead Museum which houses famous works of art by Monet, Manet, Cassat and Whistler to name a few. They also host a summer Farmer's Market and a Sunken Garden Poetry Festival. So check us out the next time you are driving by. We have some great restaurants and historic places to see!
According to Wikipedia,
Farmington is a town located in Hartford County in the Farmington Valley area of central Connecticut in the United States. The population was 23,641 at the 2000 census. It is home to the world headquarters of several large corporations including Carrier Corporation, Otis Elevator Company, and Carvel. As an affluent suburb of Hartford, Farmington is often regarded as one of the most posh and desirable communities in the area. The town was listed among the "preppiest" suburbs in the United States in the tongue-in-cheek 1980s best-seller The Official Preppy Handbook.