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  • To all New Britain Merchants

    Thanks for visiting. If you have your business or shop in New Britain, CT and want to post it FREE of charge on this website site you can.

    You MUST have a YouTube video. Just sign up for a free account on Best of New Britain, sign in, and the URL or the address of your YouTube video copy it and paste it on this website.

    It's pretty straight forward. Just read and follow directions. That's it.

    Visitors can post comments to your video link on this site and they can also share your video on facebook or twitter.

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  • City of New Britain

    The city of New Britain is located in central Connecticut and is a part of Hartford County. Once known as the “Great Swamp” in the Berlin section of Farmington, in 1754 the colony approved the area as a new parish and named it New Briton. By the beginning of the 19th century, New Britain had made its mark as an emerging industrial village. Nicknamed the Hardware City, New Britain has been home to the Stanley Works, the American Hardware Corporation, and various other large manufacturing companies. By 1913, the American Hardware Corporation was Connecticut’s largest employer with 12,000 workers. Today, New Britain is a working-class community known for its large Polish population. In 2010, Stanley Works purchased Black & Decker and it remains headquartered in the city.

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