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Stratford,

home of the Lee family, overlooking the Potomac River, E Va., SE of Fredericksburg. A national shrine dedicated in 1935, the site was purchased in 1716 by Thomas Lee, who built the mansion Stratford Hall in 1729–30. It was the birthplace of Richard Henry Lee and Francis L. Lee, the home of Henry Lee, and the birthplace of his son Robert E. Lee. At the site the activities of an antebellum plantation are carried on—spinning, weaving, curing hams, and grinding meal.

Stratford,

city (1991 pop. 27,666), S Ont., Canada, on the Avon River, SW of Toronto, the seat of Perth co. It is a busy hub for the Canadian National Railroad and an industrial center, with plants manufacturing textiles, furniture, automobile parts, and rubber and leather products. Food products from the surrounding farm area are processed there. The city is the home of the noted Stratford Festival (started 1953).

Stratford,

town (1990 pop. 49,389), Fairfield co., SW Conn., at the mouth of the Housatonic River on Long Island Sound; inc. 1639. Transportation equipment; helicopters; machinery; hardware items; electrical goods; foods; chemicals; plastic, paper, and rubber products; and tools are among its manufactures. The American Shakespeare theater presented plays from 1955 to 1989. The David Judson house (1723) has been restored, and other pre-Revolutionary houses still stand.
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Town started the game solidly, holding a compact press in their own half and attempting to hit Stratford on the counter.
Healthcare company Eli Global LLC reported on Wednesday the completion of the acquisition of Stratford Pharmaceuticals, LLC/DBA, Stratford Animal Health (Stratford) for an undisclosed value.
The State Bond Commission authorized $112,500 for an energy compliance project at the Seymour Library, $2 million for the phase one of cleanup for the Raymark Superfund site in Stratford and $3,314,056 for the Shelton Housing Authority for 40 units of elderly housing.
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Previously the line, which runs between Moor Street station in Birmingham and Stratford, had one of the worst evening services in the West Midlands.
FEW EXTANT THEATRE ORGANIZATIONS HAVE BEEN AS THOROUGHLY DOCUMENTED IN PRINT AND media as has the Stratford Shakespeare Festival.
GAA authorities are sure to investigate as a player from Stratford ended up in hospital after being knocked out while a player Rathnew player lost two of his teeth.
The authority was last night urged to make the financial details of Ian Stratford's severance package public, after the boss left "by mutual consent".
The contract covers the construction of the new Docklands Light Railway extension to Stratford International Station in London, and includes the construction of two new Network Rail platforms north of Stratford Regional Station, associated track alignment between Stratford and Stratford International and the construction of the Docklands Light Railway Stratford International Station box.
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recently appointed CB Richard Ellis exclusive leasing agent for Broadbridge Corporate Park located at 3191 Broadbridge Avenue in Stratford, CT.

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