……We’re celebrating the state’s 375th anniversary in the Fall issue—but is Connecticut really 375 years old? Find out in state historian Walter Woodward’s feature article. He also describes the pomp and circumstance around celebrating major state anniversaries of the past.
……The theme of the 375th anniversary is “Industrious. Inventive. Enduring.” which fits nicely with the rest of the Fall issue. We’ve got stories on Connecticut’s tradition of family-run businesses. They’ve certainly been industrious, inventive, and enduring! Pick up a copy of the Fall issue to find out:
……*Where former first lady Barbara Bush enjoyed a hot dog while campaigning for her husband in 1988
……*One of the state’s oldest family-owned newspapers and where (what many consider to be) the first American comic book was printed
……*The patriot Trumbull family—celebrating Gov. Jonathan Trumbull, Sr.’s 300th birthday this fall!
……*Why historic main streets matter
……*And more (read on)
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……Every issue, I learn something new that enriches my life and deepens my appreciation for our state. In the Fall issue, you also will learn:
……*Where in Connecticut some of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House series were co-written
……*How the Liverant family antique business came to be and still thrives today, ninety years later, with its fine examples of furniture and decorative arts and passion for early New England history
……*How the Danbury Square Box Company has squared itself against competition and managed to change with the times
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