Revisiting Hamden: Recounting the evolution from small town to rising city
By Shayla Colon
Dirt roads that went for miles, no dwellings in sight- just a lush grassland lined with hills of blossoming trees-- that was Hamden in the 1600s. Once a rural region, Hamden has evolved into a thriving and developing city nearly 70 years later, changing from masses of open farmland to a bustling landscape with buildings on every corner. The engine driving this progression is people.
Today, the small town is a developing city on the rise with stores in every corner and residents on every street.