Property as Deeded to the City of Waterbury
Transcribed copy of the Property Deed as recorded May 26, 1921 in the municipal land records of the City of Waterbury
Volume 325, Page 515, Number 70016

To All People To Whom These Presents Shall Come, Greeting:  Know Ye,

That we, Rose H. Fulton and Margery K. Hayden, both of the town of Waterbury, County of New Haven, and State of Connecticut, in consideration of the acceptance by the City of Waterbury, a municipal corporation of said New Haven County, of our offer of April 18, 1921 to convey to said City of Waterbury, for park purposes only, the land herein conveyed, and the agreement of said Waterbury to carry out and perform the conditions stipulated in said offer, do by these presents, release, remise and for-ever QUIT-CLAIM unto the said City of Waterbury, its successors and assigns forever, upon the conditions herein stipulated, all right, title, interest, claim and demand whatever, which we, the said Releasors, have or ought to have in or to said certain piece of land situated in said Waterbury and bound and described as follows:
Beginning on the northerly line of Grove Street at the southerly corner of land of the City of Waterbury;
thence northerly in the easterly line of land of the City of Waterbury 278.08 feet to land of Darragh De Lancey;
thence easterly in the southerly line of said De Lancey 85 feet to a monument;
thence deflecting to the right an angle of 49 57' and a distance of 22.66 feet to the northwesterly corner of land formerly of Hayden W. Brown;
thence deflecting to the right an angle of 49 42-1/2' and in the westerly line of land formerly of said Brown 23.95 feet to a monument;
thence deflecting to the left an angle of 91 10' and in the southerly line of land formerly of said Brown 223.27 feet to land now or formerly of Louis Archambault;
thence deflecting to the right an angle of 99 33' and in the westerly line of land of said Archambault 17.19 feet;
thence deflecting to the left an angle 80 09-1/2' and in the southerly line of land of said Archambault 57.4 feet to the land of the First Baptist Church;
thence at right angles to the last described line and in the westerly line of land of said Church 208 feet to a monument;
thence deflecting to the left an angle of 23 42' and in the westerly line of land of said church 49.69 feet to Grove Street;
thence westerly in the southern line of Grove Street 316.02 feet to the place of beginning.


Said land is conveyed by the Releasors and is to be held by the Releasee upon the following conditions,viz:

  1. That the name of the park shall always be the "Hayden Homestead Park".

  2. That the said park shall be laid out and improved approximately, in accordance with the plans submitted by the releasors April 18, 1921, and that the reasonable appropriations be made within a reasonable time for carrying out the plans.

  3. That the property shall always be used for park purposes, not for a playground and that no buildings, monuments or memorials shall be erected thereon except with the consent and approval of the Releasors or their heirs, that a caretaker be provided therefore and the grounds be well-lighted and policed at night.

  4. That some connection be provided between the park and the Wilby High School, and that a gateway be maintained between the park and #230 Grove Street property for the sole use of the occupants of that property.

  5. That in case the city shall at any time fail to fully perform said conditions imposed upon it, said property shall forwith revert to the Releasors or their heirs.


To Have And To Hold, the premises, with all the appurtenances unto the said Releasee, the said City of Waterbury, its successors and assigns forever upon the conditions above enumerated; so that neither of the Releasors nor their heirs nor any person claiming under them, shall hereafter have any claim, right or title in or to the premises, or any part thereof, except as herein stipulated, but therefrom they are by these presents forever barred and secluded, as aforesaid.

In Witness Whereof, We, have hereunto set our hands and seals this 16th day of May, 1921.

Signed, Sealed and delivered

in the presence of:

Arline E. Kiernan        )             Rose H. Fulton      (L.S.)

      U. G. Church             )              Margery K. Hayden   (L.S.)

 

STATE OF CONNECTICUT    )
                           ss.   Waterbury,  May 16,     1921
COUNTY OF NEW HAVEN    )

Personally appeared Rose H. Fulton and Margery K. Hayden, signers and sealers of the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged the same to be their free act and deed before me.


                                                                                                                     Ulysses G. Church.
                                                                                                    Notary Public. (seal)

No.  70066.    Rec. for record May 26, 1921   @10:07 A.M and recorded by

                                                                                            (signature of Robert Palmer)                                                                                                         Town Clerk.


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