About Us


Where I Live: Connecticut is a social studies resource for third/fourth grade created by Connecticut Explored, the nonprofit magazine of Connecticut history, in collaboration with curriculum specialists and teachers.

Project direction: Elizabeth Normen, Melanie Meehan, and Ashley Callan

Contributors: Many teachers, curriculum specialists, and historians contributed to this book. We wish to thank:

Elizabeth Normen
Melanie Meehan
Ashley Callan

Sarajane Cedrone
Faith Damon Davison
Elizabeth diFonzo
Timothy DiMarco
Amy Guzie
Sophie Huget
Elizabeth Kelly
Jennifer DiCola Matos
Christopher Newell
Nakai Northup
Bobby Shipman

We also wish to thank Steve Armstrong for his guidance.We with to thank Liz Shapiro for her vision and enthusiasm for this project. 

Designed by John Alves

Website by Triple Frog

Published with support from the Connecticut Council for the Social Studies, the Savin Family Fund of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the John & Kelly Hartman Foundation, the Reid & Riege Foundation, an anonymous donor, and Friends of Connecticut Explored.



Copyright 2016 by Connecticut Explored Inc.
All rights reserved.

This book may not be reproduced in whole or in part, including illustrations, in any form (beyond that copyright permitted by Sections 107 and 108 of the U.S. Copyright Law and except be reviewers for the public press) without written permission from the publisher.

For permissions or to purchase books, contact:
Connecticut Explored, Inc.
Department of History
Central Connecticut State University
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06050
+1 860-746-9388




Connecticut Explored is the state’s nonprofit magazine of Connecticut history, co-published by Connecticut Humanities and in partnership with approximately 40 history, arts, and educational organizations. Teachers may subscribe at a discounted rate. CTExplored.org has hundreds of articles online.

Connecticut Explored is co-producer with the state historian of Grating the Nutmeg, the podcast of Connecticut history. Find out more at ctexplored.org/listen. Grating the Nutmeg is available on iTunes.


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