Connecticut's character runs much deeper than breathtaking fall foliage and quaint coastal towns. One day at a time, author Gregg Mangan chronicles fascinating episodes in state history, from the earliest European settlements to the modern era. After a lengthy debate, the state senate voted in favor of qYankee Doodleq as the official state song on March 16, 1978. Bridgeport's General Electric Company completed work on the bazooka on June 14, 1942. On the morning of December 4, 1891, the only four-train collision in American history occurred at the railroad station in East Thompson. Each date on the calendar holds a nugget of knowledge in this celebration of Constitution State history.Detroit: Gale, 2004. Eli Whitney Museum and Workshop. aInventing Change: The ... episcopalchurch.org/sites/default/files/downloads/bi111112half.pdf. ... Connecticut: A Guide to Its Roads, Lore and People. Boston: ... aArguing in an Age of Unreason: Elias Boudinot, Cherokee Factionalism, and the Treaty of New Echota.
|Title||:||On This Day in Connecticut History|
|Publisher||:||Arcadia Publishing - 2015-03-02|