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History Books - State - Connecticut

Hidden History of Old Lyme, Lyme and East Lyme Cover Image
ISBN: 9781467143400
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Published: History Press (SC) - August 10th, 2020

Old Lyme, Lyme and East Lyme were once one town, founded in the 1600s. Known for early innovations in industry, government and education, these towns also share a wealth of overlooked history. Discover the taverns where Patriots met during the Revolution,

Black Lives, Native Lands, White Worlds: A History of Slavery in New England Cover Image
ISBN: 9781625344571
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Published: Bright Leaf - August 15th, 2019

Shortly after the first Europeans arrived in seventeenth-century New England, they began to import Africans and capture the area's indigenous peoples as slaves. By the eve of the American Revolution, enslaved people comprised only about 4 percent of the population, but slavery had become instrumental to the region's economy and had shaped its cultural traditions.

Creating Connecticut: Critical Moments That Shaped a Great State Cover Image
ISBN: 9781493047024
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Published: Globe Pequot Press - May 1st, 2020

Connecticut State Historian Walter Woodward helps us understand how people and events in Connecticut's past played crucial roles in forming the culture and character of Connecticut today.

Newtown: An American Tragedy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476753751
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Published: Gallery Books - October 21st, 2014

A journalist for The Daily News (New York) offers a “meticulous account of the Newtown massacre and its aftermath.…it’s been a year, and this harrowing book might be a reminder that the debate needs reviving” (Kirkus Reviews).

The world mourned the devastating shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, on December 14, 2012.

Wicked Ridgefield, Connecticut Cover Image
ISBN: 9781540200532
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Published: History Press Library Editions - October 10th, 2016

Ridgefield is no stranger to life's shadier characters. The history of this idyllic community includes cunning crooks, suburban embezzlers, bungling burglars and wandering scallywags. In 1894, a group of bank robbers literally blew it in a heist at the Saving Bank the explosion attracted witnesses to see the gang miss out on a grand haul of fifty dollars.

Candlewood Lake Cover Image
ISBN: 9781531621025
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Published: Arcadia Publishing Library Editions - March 1st, 2005

At the turn of the century, the Rocky River valley was a quiet, productive farming community nestled in the foothills of Connecticut's Berkshire Mountains. On July 15, 1926, the Connecticut Light and Power Company's board of directors approved a plan to create a lake for the purpose of producing electric power, a decision that changed the face of the valley forever.

Yale Needs Women: How the First Group of Girls Rewrote the Rules of an Ivy League Giant Cover Image
ISBN: 9781492687740
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Published: Sourcebooks - September 10th, 2019


Hartford Seen Cover Image
ISBN: 9780819579256
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Published: Wesleyan University Press - April 7th, 2020

An unprecedented photographic exploration of the Connecticut capital's past, present, and future

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