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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.

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.
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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.
Helen Munro, chief executive of Stratford Town Trust, which owns the site, said: "This is fantastic news for Stratford - we have no doubt Hotel du Vin will be a superb addition to the town.
Dr David Richardson discusses the history of Stratford Road.
The last train departed from Birmingham to Stratford at 8.
FEW EXTANT THEATRE ORGANIZATIONS HAVE BEEN AS THOROUGHLY DOCUMENTED IN PRINT AND media as has the Stratford Shakespeare Festival.
Stratford and the surrounding area have a good range of hotels.
Stratford Gold: 50 years, 50 Stars, 50 Conversations.
recently appointed CB Richard Ellis exclusive leasing agent for Broadbridge Corporate Park located at 3191 Broadbridge Avenue in Stratford, CT.
Stratford (not the Shakespearean town), in which the Games will be primarily located, is part of the Lower Lea Valley on the east side of the capital.
Historic sports arenas and majestic banks are sometimes called temples or cathedrals but Richard Monette's church is the theatre and this year the artistic director of the Stratford Festival is exploring the nature of good and evil through a playbill he calls "Saints and Sinners.

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