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Explorer's Guide Connecticut (Eighth Edition) (Explorer's Complete)
Andi Marie Cantele

Countryman Press, 2012

"Comprehensive . . .well organized . . . should be carried in every glove compartment of every car that traverses Connecticut highways."— Journal Inquirer, Manchester, Connecticut Welcomed and praised by newspapers across the state, Explorer’s Guide Connecticut gives visitors and residents alike detailed descriptions of attractions and little-known tips about the Nutmeg State. Veteran travel writers Barnett Laschever and Andi Marie ...


Insiders' Guide® to Connecticut (Insiders' Guide Series)
Eric Lehman

Globe Pequot Press, 2012

Insiders' Guide to Connecticut is the essential source for in-depth travel information for visitors and locals to the Nutmeg State. Written by a local (and true insider), Insiders' Guide to Connecticut offers a personal and practical perspective of the state that makes it a must-have guide for travelers as well as residents looking to rediscover their home state. Features a full-color insert.


Food Lovers' Guide to® Connecticut: The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings (Food Lovers' ...
Lester Brooks

Globe Pequot Press, 2013

The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings   The ultimate guides to the food scene in their respective states or regions, these books provide the inside scoop on the best places to find, enjoy, and celebrate local culinary offerings. Engagingly written by local authorities, they are a one-stop for residents and visitors alike to find producers and purveyors of tasty local specialties, as well as a rich array of other, ...


Seasons of Connecticut: A Year-Round Celebration of the Nutmeg State (Positively Connecticut)
Diane Smith

Globe Pequot, 2010

A beautifully illustrated four-season celebration of the Nutmeg state by Emmy award–winning journalist and native Diane Smith   Roses displaying their first delicate blooms. Farmer’s markets and sailing regattas. Giant pumpkins in time for Halloween. A sleigh ride, white churches, and snowy woods. The four seasons are why many of us live in Connecticut and why others visit. In other parts of America, it may be warm or rainy all year, or ...


Connecticut (America the Beautiful)
Jordan Worek

Firefly Books, 2011

The America the Beautiful series takes readers on a photographic tour of the country's most beautiful states and most vibrant cities. Top photographers contribute their best images of both well-known destinations and hidden gems, and clear and informative captions bring each scene to life. These handsomely designed books show the beauty of each destination and will be enjoyed by visitors and locals alike. As one of the Thirteen Colonies, ...


Connecticut Coast: A Town-By-Town Illustrated History
Diana Mccain

Globe Pequot Press, 2009

Connecticut Coast is a richly illustrated history of the Nutmeg State’s storied shoreline, from New York State to Rhode Island. Researched and written by a longtime expert in Connecticut history, it comprises a brief narrative on each of the twenty-four shoreline communities, accompanied by the area’s best historic photography. Sidebars sprinkled throughout present lighthouses, fishing and shellfishing, transportation, storms, and ...


N Is For Nutmeg: A Connecticut Alphabet . (Discover America State By State. Alphabet Series)
Elissa D. Grodin

Sleeping Bear Press, 2003

As one of the 13 original colonies, the state of Connecticut has played a pivotal role in our nation's history -- from its Revolutionary War figures such as Nathan Hale to its captains of industry and invention. N is for Nutmeg entertains as it informs readers on the history and geography, facts and folklore of Connecticut -- learn why Groton is the submarine capital of the world and how Samuel Clemens got his pen name.


A Connecticut Fashionista in King Arthur's Court: A Medieval Time Travel Romance (Twisted Time Book 1)

Black Dog Productions, 2014

A medieval time travel novel filled with humor and hot romance. Sex and the City...of Camelot?  Once upon a time there lived an outspoken fashion editor named Kat, who was certainly not your typical damsel in distress. But when a gypsy curse sends her back in time to medieval England to the days of King Arthur, she finds she'll need every ounce of her 21st century wits (and pop culture references) to navigate the legend. After all, ...


Good Night Connecticut (Good Night Our World)
Christina Vrba

Good Night Books, 2009

Many of North America’s most beloved regions are artfully celebrated in these board books designed to soothe children before bedtime while instilling an early appreciation for the continent’s natural and cultural wonders. Each book stars a multicultural group of people visiting the featured area’s attractions, and rhythmic language guides children through the passage of both a single day and the four seasons while saluting the iconic ...


Connecticut Off the Beaten Path®: A Guide To Unique Places (Off the Beaten Path Series)
Cindi Pietrzyk

Globe Pequot Press, 2013

Connecticut Off the Beaten Path features the things travelers and locals want to see and experience––if only they knew about them. From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales,  Connecticut Off the Beaten Path takes the reader down the road less traveled and reveals a side of Connecticut that other guidebooks just don't offer. 


Hidden History of Connecticut
Wilson Faude

The History Press, 2010

Connecticut's history is full of engaging and fascinating stories--rocks that are national monuments, the "people's sculptor," football players on chapel finials, moons on the Travelers calendars, artists Frederic Church and Eric Sloane and even a Thanksgiving Day touch football game with a future president. These are tales from Greenwich to Enfield, from Sharon to Old Lyme and so much in between. Follow along with historian Wilson Faude in this ...


Connecticut Unscathed: Victory in the Great Narragansett War, 1675–1676 (Campaigns and Commanders Series)
Jason W. Warren Ph.D

University of Oklahoma Press, 2014

The conflict that historians have called King Philip’s War still ranks as one of the bloodiest per capita in American history. An Indian coalition ravaged much of New England, killing six hundred colonial fighting men (not including their Indian allies), obliterating seventeen white towns, and damaging more than fifty settlements. The version of these events that has come down to us focuses on Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay—the colonies ...


100 Classic Hikes in New England: Maine / New Hampshire / Vermont / Massachusetts / Rhode Island / Connecticut
Jeffrey Romano

Mountaineers Books, 2011

The wilderness of New England is a gold mine for hikers, offering an abundance of rolling hills, mountains, jagged coastline, and lakes. Historic trails are well-worn into the landscape, inviting outdoor enthusiasts to undertake epic backpacking adventures or short, satisfying day hikes. This new guide covers the best trails in six states, including jaunts on the Appalachian Trail, the lush hills of Maine, the White Mountains of New Hampshire, ...


Connecticut Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff (Curiosities Series)
Susan Campbell, Ray Bendici, ...

Globe Pequot Press, 2010

Connecticut Curiosities, 3rd Edition is part of a GPP homegrown series of state-specific books that describe, with humor and affection—and a healthy dose of attitude—the oddest, quirkiest, and most outlandish places, personalities, events, and phenomena found within the state’s borders and in the chronicles of its history. A fun, accessible read for travelers and non travelers alike—a great armchair book with quirky b/w photographs ...


The Witchcraft Delusion in Colonial Connecticut (1647-1697), 2011

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.


Connecticut/Rhode Island Atlas and Gazetteer (Connecticut, Rhode Island Atlas & Gazetteer)

DeLorme Publishing, 2007

Wouldn't it be nice to always have exactly the right kind of map, whatever your needs may be? You will, with the uniquely versatile DeLorme Atlas & Gazetteer Series. These topographic atlases cover individual states with the most comprehensive detail available, including back roads, backwater lakes and streams, boat ramps, forests, wetlands, trailheads, campgrounds, public lands, prime hunting and fishing spots, and countless landmarks and ...


Santa Is Coming to Connecticut
Steve Smallman

Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, 2014

It's Christmas Eve, Have you been good? Santa's packed up all the presents and is headed your way! With the help of a certain red-nosed reindeer, Santa flies over: Heublein Tower-Simsbury Mystic Aquarium-Mystic Wadsworth Atheneum-Hartford Goodspeed Opera House-East Haddam Mark Twain House-Hartfird Sterling Memorial Library-New Haven Saltbox House-Fairfield Gilette Castle State Park-East Haddam Civil War ...


Private Gardens of Connecticut
Jane Garmey

The Monacelli Press, 2010

Connecticut is uniquely rich in beautiful landscape, encompassing more than six hundred miles of serene shoreline along Long Island Sound, untold acres of open farmland, and the rolling hills and lakes of the famed northwest corner on the New York/Massachusetts border. The varied topography and microclimates have given rise to an unusual range of gardens.   Twenty-eight are presented here, a rare and privileged glimpse of the private ...


Connecticut Lore: Strange, Off-Kilter, & Full of Surprises
Zachary Lamothe

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 2013

From tales of its haunted history, curious encounters, and forgotten places, Connecticut is full of surprises and worth investigating whether you re a local or an out-of-towner. Visit abandoned Norwich State Hospital and Daniel s Village, hear stories of demonic possessions, and discover the mysteries of Plum Island and the lore of Pirate treasure and witchcraft.


Connecticut Living Trust Handbook: How to Create a Living Trust in Connecticut and Save $30k in Probate Fees, 2014

The Connecticut Living Trust Handbook is packed with information designed to educate you on both the fundamentals and the detail issues involved in setting up a living trust in Connecticut. There is a companion website that comes with the book and by the time you've finished, you'll be able to complete a Connecticut Living Trust within 5 minutes.



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