Summer 2021 — City, Village, Neighborhood, Home


VOLUME 19/NUMBER 3/Summer 2021

IN THIS ISSUE: City, Village, Neighborhood, Home

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On the cover: “Tomorrow is Here,” New Haven Planning Commission, 1944. New Haven Museum. See story page 26.


pg 9  Hog River Journal: No Place Like Home

pg 10  Letters, etc.

pg 13  From the State Historian: The American Factory Village—Made in Connecticut
By Walter W. Woodward

pg 14  Visually Breathtaking Hartford Explored
Capturing the capital city. By Pablo Delano

Pg 20  Connecticut Guidebook Leads the Way
Connecticut’s contribution to the travel book genre. By Johnna Kaplan

Pg 26  Ed Logue and Urban Renewal in New Haven
Re-envisioning the Elm City. By Lizabeth Cohen

Pg 32  Mine Hill and the Lost Village of Chalybes
By Alexander Dubois

Pg 36  Norwich’s Millionaires’ Triangle
The Gilded Age transforms Norwich. By Tricia Staley

Pg 42  The Reverend Richard A. G. Foster’s Unheralded Sojourn in New Haven
By Benjamin Foster Jr.

Pg 44  Seeking Racial Equity in Norwalk’s Village Creek
By Natalie Belanger

Pg 46  Betty Knox and the Greening of Hartford
By Kevin Flood

Pg 50 Site Lines: Constance Baker Motley’s Chester Retreat
By Marta Daniels

Pg 52  CT History for Kids: What Type of Place Do You Live In?

Pg 53   Spotlight: Events & News from Partner Organizations

Award-Winning Connecticut Explored

2020 Connecticut Center for the Book Finalist in the “Spirit of Connecticut” category for Venture Smith’s Colonial Connecticut

2017 Bruce Fraser Friend of the Social Studies Award, Connecticut Council for the Social Studies

2014 Connecticut League of History Organizations Award of Merit for African American Connecticut Explored

2010 Award of Merit, Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation

2005 Wilbur Cross Award, Humanities Program of the Year, Connecticut Humanities Council

2003 Jeffery S. Czopor Award, Hartford Preservation Alliance and Preservation Week Committee


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