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