Connecticut Icons: 50 Symbols of the Nutmeg State

Connecticut Icons: 50 Symbols of the Nutmeg State

by Charles Monagan
     
 

Charles Monagan knows Connecticut. As editor of Connecticut Magazine he has spent years discovering and describing the people, places, and things that comprise the character of his home state.
With this entertaining collection of photos, anecdotes, and little-known facts, Monagan presents fifty of his favorite icons—from the hot lobster roll to the Yale

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Overview

Charles Monagan knows Connecticut. As editor of Connecticut Magazine he has spent years discovering and describing the people, places, and things that comprise the character of his home state.
With this entertaining collection of photos, anecdotes, and little-known facts, Monagan presents fifty of his favorite icons—from the hot lobster roll to the Yale Bowl, the U.S.S. Nautilus to the Merritt Parkway—and shows native and newcomer alike the independent spirit and local pride at the heart of this great state of Connecticut.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762735488
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/2006
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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Church on the Green

If the village green is Connecticut's most persistent reminder of its proper New England upbringing, the nearby white-steepled church comes in a close second. For well over 200 years, the soaring spires have peeked over treetops and stood like sentinels along curves in the road from one end of the state to the other, creating a powerful, highly visible community of faith for all to ponder.

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