View from Townplot, 1900
Town Plot is a neighborhood in Waterbury . It has historical significance as the original settlement of Waterbury in 1674. This is commemorated with the Harrub Pilgrim Memorial statue at the corner of Highland and Sunnyside Avenues.Town Plot is one of several neighborhoods with a strong Italian influence. The neighborhood is home to many Italian restaurants and delis, as well many Italian-American owned businesses. The neighborhood is also home to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. The parish is famous for its popular four day feast every July which draws thousands of visitors who come to enjoy homemade food as well as live Italian entertainment. The feast is specifically known for its fried dough, soffritto sandwiches, Italian ice, and pastries.