VOLUME 17/NUMBER 3
CONNECTICUT HISTORY, ONE GOOD STORY AFTER ANOTHER
IN THIS ISSUE: A Jurassic Discovery > Beach Rights and Wrongs > The Dutch, the English, and the Native Americans > Who Owns the Green?
ON THE COVER: Display at Dinosaur State Park, 2019. photo: Elizabeth Normen. See story page 38.
Table of Contents
9 Hog River Journal: Contested Land–An Issue Full of Surprises
by Elizabeth J. Normen
10 Letters, etc.
13 From the State Historian: The Wade-in of 1964
By Walter W. Woodward
14 Yes in My Backyard
The front porch gives way to the backyard.
By Melica Bloom
20 Connecticut’s Contested 17th Century Landscape
The three-way power struggle that defined Connecticut.
By Brian Jones & Kevin McBride
26 No Day at the Beach
Kids in tow, Ned Coll was on a mission.
By Andrew W. Kahrl
32 A Legacy of Nonviolence in Voluntown
A place of peace is attacked.
By Michael Centore
38 A Small State with Big Footprints
By Krista Karlson & Elizabeth Normen
42 Who Owns Lebanon’s Town Green?
By Sara C. Bronin
44 How Segregation Happened in West Hartford
By Tracey Wilson
48 The Federal Government and Redlining in Connecticut
By Jack Dougherty
50 Site Lines: Grave Deeds and Abandoned Cemeteries
By Catherine Labadia