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Darien, Connecticut (U.S.)

Fairfield County

Last modified: 2022-12-10 by rick wyatt
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[flag of Darien, Connecticut] image by Masao Okazaki, 29 November 2022

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Description of the flag

The flag of Darien can be seen in this article of the Darien Times:
The photo itself:
It is white with the seal in the center.

Masao Okazaki, 29 November 2022


[seal of Darien, Connecticut] image located by Masao Okazaki, 29 November 2022

Darien Logo
A painting by John Stobart of Gorham's Mill at Gorham's Pond depicts the present Town Seal. The grist mill was originally constructed in 1708 by Richard Scofield and called Scofield's Mill. In the 18th Century this was a bustling mercantile trading center of Middlesex Parish. Richard Scofield sold the mill to the Clock family in 1729 and it became The Mill at Clock's Landing. In 1740 Captain George Gorham purchased the property and for over 100 years it was operated by the Gorham family. A fire destroyed the mill in 1822 and Captain Gorham rebuilt the present structure. The bridge was originally wooden and in 1995 was rebuilt of iron. In 1930 the bridge was reconstructed of stone and is presently called Ring's End Bridge. This area ceased being the "center" of Darien when in 1848 the railroad was constructed through Darien and the center became the present location.
Linda O'Leary, Executive Secretary, Town of Darien
Peter Orenski, 21 August 2010

The seal:
The seal from the city's Facebook page:
Masao Okazaki, 29 November 2022