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The Hartford CourantIn 1845, a young man from the marble district of the Litchfield Hills arrived in Hartford just as the city's new rail line helped trigger an industrial boom that, by 1870, made it one of the richest small cities in America. At age 22, James G....
1) Elizabeth Park Hartford has acres of history. We got your Mark Twain, your Harriet Beecher Stowe, your Wallace Stevens, your Samuel Colt, your Thomas Hooker. Major-league cultural shapers all. A somewhat lesser-known light is Frederick Law Olmsted,...
The Hartford CourantIn May 1861, Samuel Colt was Hartford's richest, most famous citizen. A charismatic, driven entrepreneur, Colt possessed inventive genius, boundless imagination and unsurpassed marketing prowess. He had built an internationally renowned business centered...
1836: Inventor Samuel Colt patented his revolver. 1919: Oregon became the first state to tax gasoline, at one cent per gallon. 1950: "Your Show of Shows," starring Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner and Howard Morris, debuted on NBC-TV. 1964:...
BoystownEach Memorial Day weekend, dozens of porn stars descend upon Chicago for the gay porn awards show, the Grabbys. It truly is one of my favorite times of year–like Christmas, if Santa had a video camera and his elves were hot guys who liked to have...
"Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History" by S. C. GwynneSpecial to the Tribune"Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History" By S. C. Gwynne Towards the end of S.C Gwynne’s mesmerizing "Empire of the Summer Moon," Quanah Parker explains to...
The Hartford CourantORIGINS: Settled in 1633 as a Dutch trading post called House of Hope. Founded in 1635 by a group of settlers from Massachusetts led by the Rev. Thomas Hooker. NAME: Originally called Newtown, it was named Hartford in 1637 after Hertford, England. DID...
Courant Staff WriterIn the bowels of the Connecticut Historical Society on graceful Elizabeth Street, Richard C. Malley is leading a cook's tour. As assistant director of museum collections, and curator of technology, Malley knows his way around the museum's extensive...
As our nation discovers that the corporate headquarters of some of the nation's largest companies have become a den of thieves, it seems clear that our business schools - and other parts of the educational system - have been remiss in teaching future...
Past the heavy glass doors of the world's most famous jewelry store, two glimmering rings sit waiting to be selected for the proper marriage. One is a diamond-inlaid platinum band selling for $11,700, the other a matching engagement ring priced at $37,...
In a field behind Deep River's historical society stands a small glass building shaped like a triangle. It looks like a greenhouse, but there is a U.S. patent for it filed by a local man named Ulysses Pratt. This "bleach house," as it was called, was...
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