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Of all the museums dedicated to new england's maritime past, mystic seaport in connecticut may be the most extensive. This is the search page for the connecticut history illustrated (chi) archive of digital primary sources related to connecticut heritage and culture to return to the. Connecticut is steeped in the history of our country's earliest days, beginning with the colonial period, through the revolutionary war and up to the present. Jim cameron takes a look back at the history of connecticut's merritt parkway, with lots of photos, on his talking transportation video-podcast.
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At the museum of connecticut history, you'll find exhibits that trace the growth of the state and its role in the development of the nation the museum focuses on. This text will not appear on the site to edit homepage content, the site admin can go to appearance widgets. Long neglected in the annals of american music, the nutmeg state's influence on the history of rock'n'roll deserves recognition connecticut's musical highlights.
It is as important to present this section as a beginning of the history of connecticut as it is to teach our students about the first settlers of connecticut “ what was. Connecticut's historical facts in chronological oder. The history of connecticut, from the first settlement of the colony by hollister, g h (gideon contributor university of connecticut libraries language english. Connecticut bar foundation james w cooper fellows reception and exhibit to celebrate reception and exhibit to celebrate the oral history of connecticut.
The department of history at fairfield university is dedicated to teaching its students to understand today's world through the study of the past we examine and. The history of enfield, connecticut / compiled from all the public records of the town known to exist, covering from the beginning to 1850 with the graveyard. The history department offers students a comprehensive curriculum that focuses on a deep understanding of the myriad forces creating our modern world.
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