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Seasons of Connecticut: A Year-Round Celebration of the Nutmeg State

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A four-season celebration of the Nutmeg state by Emmy award–winning journalist Diane Smith­­­­—an expert on the people and places that give Connecticut its character, heart, and tradition. SpringCowpies to Cowpots: A Farmer's InventionBy Any Other Name: Elizabeth Park Rose GardenThe Shrine: Lourdes in Litchfield Green Thumb Graduates: Master GardenersRailroad Revival: Restored Rail Lines, Historic Depots, and Steam EnginesAnd more . . .Summer Keepers of the Flame: Connecticut's LighthousesMystic Marine Trainers: ...
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Overview

A four-season celebration of the Nutmeg state by Emmy award–winning journalist Diane Smith­­­­—an expert on the people and places that give Connecticut its character, heart, and tradition. SpringCowpies to Cowpots: A Farmer's InventionBy Any Other Name: Elizabeth Park Rose GardenThe Shrine: Lourdes in Litchfield Green Thumb Graduates: Master GardenersRailroad Revival: Restored Rail Lines, Historic Depots, and Steam EnginesAnd more . . .Summer Keepers of the Flame: Connecticut's LighthousesMystic Marine Trainers: Teaching Old Sea Lions New TricksWish Upon a Sunflower: Farm-Fresh Ice CreamTo Market to Market: Grown in ConnecticutConnecticut's Unsolved Mysteries: Digging Up the PastAnd more . . .FallBarn Again: Preserving Classic New England ArchitectureGo Take a Hike: Connecticut's Blue-Blazed Hiking TrailsBallet of Angels: Along the Connecticut Wine TrailHome Is Where the Art Is: Connecticut's Art Trail The Great Pumpkin: A Fascination with Giant SquashAnd more . . .Winter A Nice Cuppa: Bigelow TeaThe Iceman Cometh: Masterpieces That MeltWelcome to the Wheel World: Senior SkatersWhispers of the Past: Reclaiming the Pequot Language Dashing through the Snow: Allegra Farm Sleigh RidesAnd more . . .
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762759071
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/15/2010
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 284,113
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Diane Smith, an Emmy-award-winning TV journalist, is the author of four previous Globe Pequot books, including Summer in Connecticut and Christmas in Connecticut. Complementing her twenty-year series Positively Connecticut, Diane's latest program for Connecticut Public TV is the weekly All Things Connecticut.
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Table of Contents

Seasons of Connecticut Sample Table of Contents Spring Banishing Blight, Bringing Beauty Connecti-kiters Cowpies to CowpotsConnecticut’s CavalryBy Any Other NameThe ShrineMaster GardenersMagnificent MaestroLiving in a Glass HouseDoorknockersArt Refuge The World Below, The Sky Above Suited to a TeeRailroad RevivalGoing Batty Summer Two if By Sea Seas the DayShip to Shore See Shells on the River Being BelugaWish Upon a SunflowerTo Market to MarketTrailer FlashBlue Ribbon BakersDogged Determination CT’s Unsolved Mysteries Tricky Wickets The Dressing Room Leaving Lady-Joanne Woodward’s Westport PlayhouseCombos, Conductors and Camp Best Show in TownSweet LifeUrban OasisA Paradise for PoetryUp and Away Fall Barn AgainGo Take a HikeBallet of Angels and the Land of Nod, Along the CT Wine TrailHistory DetectivesFruits of their Labor Whimsical WinvianWe Love A (Helium Balloon) Parade Walking WeekendHigh School HovercraftPrison Tails Putting the Pieces Together -American mural projectHome is Where the Art Is Hay Is for Horses and Houses Winter My Little ChickadeeBlades of GoldA Nice Cuppa“Rock” Stars The Iceman ComethConnecticut’s Tropical Zone Exploring the Depths Simply Purr-fectWelcome to the Wheel World Whispers from the Past Connecticut’s Other HuskiesDashing Through the Snow
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