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Once Upon a Time in Connecticut, 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.


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 ...


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.


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 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 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 ...


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, ...


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.


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. 


The Connecticut Colony (True Books: American History)
Kevin Cunningham

Scholastic, 2011

A True Book—The Thirteen Colonies Are you thrilled by true adventure stories? do you wonder how our founding fathers conquered the wilds of North America to create the United States? You'll experience it all in these books that tell the story of the brave men and women who escaped tyranny from across the ocean to forge a new world in 13 colonies that led to the birth of the United States of America.


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 ...


A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (Dover Thrift Editions)
Mark Twain

Dover Publications, 2001

In this classic satiric novel, published in 1889, Hank Morgan, a supervisor in a Connecticut gun factory, falls unconscious after being whacked on the head. When he wakes up he finds himself in Britain in 528 — where he is immediately captured, hauled back to Camelot to be exhibited before the knights of King Arthur's Round Table, and sentenced to death. Things are not looking good. But Hank is a quick-witted and enterprising fellow, and in ...


A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Part 1., 2012

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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, ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


Roger Eddy

Graphic Arts Books, 1989

""Connecticut"" distills the state's magnificent beauty and history, from its colonial beginnings to its current economic strength. Superb photography.


The Unforgettable Fire: Notorious Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut

NotoriousUSA, 2014

New England is best known for its covered bridges, immaculate town greens and Revolutionary War history. Yet an evil presence has hidden behind the 17th-century stone walls and clap-boarded homes of CT, Mass. and Rhode Island for centuries. New York Times bestselling author M. William Phelps takes a look at some of the most terrifyingly true stories in New England history.


True stories of New England captives carried to Canada during the old French and Indian wars, 2012

Christine Otis [Dover, N.H., 1689]--Esther Wheelwright [Wells, Me., 1703]--Story of a York family [John Sayward's, 1692]--Difficulties and dangers in the settlement of a frontier town 1670 [Deerfield, Mass.]--Eunice Williams [Deerfield, 1704]--Ensign John Sheldon [Deerfield, 1704]--My hunt for the captives.--Two captives [Abigail Nims and Josiah Rising, Deerfield, 1704]--A day at Oka [Canada]--Thankful Stebbins [Deerfield, Mass., 1704]--A scion ...



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