A Guide to Historic Hartford, Connecticut

A Guide to Historic Hartford, Connecticut

by Daniel Sterner
     
 

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Hartford, Connecticut, was settled as an agrarian society with fertile fields and abundant crops at the confluence of the Connecticut and Little (later Park) Rivers by Reverend Thomas Hooker and his Puritan congregation. Navigation on the rivers quickly established the city as a center for commerce. Author Daniel Sterner delves into the history of Hartford with

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Hartford, Connecticut, was settled as an agrarian society with fertile fields and abundant crops at the confluence of the Connecticut and Little (later Park) Rivers by Reverend Thomas Hooker and his Puritan congregation. Navigation on the rivers quickly established the city as a center for commerce. Author Daniel Sterner delves into the history of Hartford with tours from Bushnell Park to Asylum Hill and through Frog Hollow. Discover the many people, places and events that have shaped the capital of the Constitution State.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609496357
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
07/08/2012
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,273,392
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author


Daniel Sterner is a guide at the Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe Houses in Hartford and the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum in Wethersfield, Connecticut. A lifelong resident of Connecticut, he writes the blog Historic Buildings of Connecticut, which won a Hartford Preservation Alliance Award in 2008.

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