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Top 10 New England by Patricia Harris

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Connecticut

The Connecticut River – New England’s largest arterial waterway – touches four states, but only gives its name to one. Settlers from Boston established Hartford on the riverbank in 1635, ultimately creating the first fully articulated constitution in the American colonies. Three years later, more Bostonians pitched their tents on Long Island Sound and created New Haven, where a small school would move in 1716 and blossom into Yale University. Harnessing the river for power, Connecticut inventors proved some of the country’s most ingenious entrepreneurs. But Connecticut is as beautiful as it is industrious, as American artists demonstrated ...

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