It seemed fitting to the residents of the former Middlesex Parish to name a coastal area like our town after water, and the name Darien was adopted.
Although there might be the bit of truth in that — for some of us, anyway — we will share an interesting piece of historical knowledge that offers a reasonable alternative to this.
If you are interested in the true origin of the name “Darien” (dating back to 1510 and the first city founded by Spanish conquistadors in Colombia and then involving Scottish colonization efforts in the late 1600s) you should stop in to The Darien Toy Box and ask owner and history buff Bill Jensen.
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) The way to pronounce Darien is “dairy-EN,” emphasis on the second syllable.
Yes, your friends and family from other areas of the state/country may tease you about this, jutting their lower jaw out and saying “Dairy-EHHHN” in a very exaggerated way, as if we residents enjoy our own, special, affected way of pronouncing the name of our town.
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They first met about a month after Katie made her CBS debut, at a cancer fund-raiser in Manhattan, and they've been going strong for four years. He grew up in Darien, Connecticut and attended Hotchkiss before setting off to Williams College.
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