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Seasons of Connecticut: A Year-Round Celebration of the Nutmeg State (Positively Connecticut)
A beautifully illustrated four-season celebration of the Nutmeg state by Emmy awardwinning 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 ...
Insiders' Guide® to Connecticut (Insiders' Guide Series)
Globe Pequot Press
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' ...
Globe Pequot Press
The ultimate guide to Connecticut's food scene provides the inside scoop on the best places to find, enjoy, and celebrate local culinary offerings. Written for residents and visitors alike to find producers and purveyors of tasty local specialties, as well as a rich array of other, indispensable food-related information including: food festivals and culinary events; specialty food shops; farmers’ markets and farm stands; trendy restaurants and ...
Connecticut Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff (Curiosities Series)
Globe Pequot Press
Your round-trip ticket to the wildest, wackiest, most outrageous people, places, and things the Nutmeg State has to offer!
Explorer's Guide Connecticut (Eighth Edition) (Explorer's Complete)
Andi Marie Cantele
"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 ...
Connecticut Coast: A Town-By-Town Illustrated History
Globe Pequot Press
A heavily-illustrated history of the shoreline, from New York State to Rhode Island.
N Is For Nutmeg: A Connecticut Alphabet . (Discover America State By State. Alphabet Series)
Elissa D. Grodin
Sleeping Bear Press
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.
Good Night Connecticut (Good Night Our World)
Good Night Books
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 (America the Beautiful)
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 Off the Beaten Path®: A Guide To Unique Places (Off the Beaten Path Series)
Globe Pequot Press
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.
Private Gardens of Connecticut
The Monacelli Press
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 ...
USA's Best Trips: 7 Amazing Road Trips
Lonely Planet, 2013
Discover the freedom of open roads with Lonely Planet's Best Trips series. To kick-start your perfect Americana adventure, our FREE SAMPLER 'USA's Best Trips: 7 Amazing Road Trips (A Sampler)' features seven of our all-time favorite excursions, excerpted from each of our seven Best USA Trips guides. This sampler offers a taste of the iconic sights, awe-inspiring beauty, and hidden gems that awaits along each region's highways. Jump in the car, ...
Rand McNally Easy To Fold: Connecticut, Rhode Island (Laminated) (Easyfinder Maps)
The durable and convenient Connecticut and Rhode Island EasyToFold state map will take all the wear and tear your journey can dish out. The heavy-duty laminated design allows you to mark your route, make notes, then wipe the surface clean for further use. This is a must-have for navigation whether you're a state resident or just passing through. Easy to fold means no fumbling Heavy-duty lamination allows you to write on, wipe off Durable ...
Connecticut/Rhode Island Atlas and Gazetteer (Connecticut, Rhode Island Atlas & Gazetteer)
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 ...
A Connecticut Yankee in Lincoln's Cabinet: Navy Secretary Gideon Welles Chronicles the Civil War
Gideon Welles, the Connecticut journalist-politician who served as Lincoln’s secretary of the navy, was not only an architect of Union victory but also a shrewd observer of people, issues, and events. Fortunately for posterity, he recorded many of his observations in his extensive diary. A Connecticut Yankee in Lincoln’s Cabinet brings together 250 of the most important and interesting excerpts from the diary, dealing with topics as varied ...
Connecticut Lore: Strange, Off-Kilter, & Full of Surprises
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
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.
The Witchcraft Delusion in Colonial Connecticut (1647-1697)
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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (Dover Thrift Editions)
Hank Morgan finds himself transported back to England's Dark Ages — where he is immediately captured and sentenced to death at Camelot. Fortunately, he's quick-witted, and in the process of saving his life he turns himself into a celebrity — winning himself the position of prime minister as well as the lasting enmity of Merlin.
The Connecticut Colony (True Books: American History)
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.
Moon Spotlight Connecticut
Avalon Travel Publishing
Moon Spotlight Connecticut is a 60-page compact guide covering the best of the state’s regions, including Connecticut River Valley, The Quiet Corner, Greater New Haven, and Fairfield County. Travel writers Michael Blanding and Alexandra Hall offer their firsthand advice on what sights are must-sees, and sightseeing highlight maps make planning your time easy. This lightweight guide is packed with recommendations on sights, entertainment, ...
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