March 11, 2017

Slavery in Connecticut: Venture Smith’s Remarkable Life

Slavery in Connecticut Venture Smith’s Remarkable Life Printable PDF One terrible day in about 1736, a young boy’s life was changed forever. The boy was named […]
March 10, 2017

Hartford

Hartford: 1636 to 1900 Printable PDF Hartford is the state capital. Like New Haven, Hartford was settled by a minister and his followers. Reverend Thomas Hooker […]
March 10, 2017

New Haven

New Haven Printable PDF In 1638, Reverend John Davenport and his followers sailed from Boston to find a new home. They found a good harbor on […]
March 9, 2017

Connecticut’s Cities: By the Numbers

Connecticut’s Cities: By the Numbers Connecticut’s Top 5 Cities by Population Population 2010 Census Population Estimate 2015 Bridgeport 144,229 147,629 New Haven 129,775 130,332 Hartford 124,775 […]