If you know the origin of a Burlington street name, your wisdom is appreciated. Some are obvious topographical references and aren’t worth pursuing (Rocky Hill etc.) And some have obvious historical roots (Winn). It’s the myriad other names that need clarification (Winona, Van Norden etc.). Please email the information to BurlingtonRetro@gmail.com.
Wing Terr — Dr. Walter Wing, a dentist, lived at 25 Francis Wyman Road and built Wing Terrace for his family members.
Winn St — All streets with “Winn” trace back to the Winn family, one of the first to live in Burlington.
Winn Valley Dr
Wyman St — Abel and Ezra Wyman were among the very first residents of Burlington when it was incorporated in 1799.