March 9, 2017


Bridgeport PRINTABLE PDF Bridgeport was founded from parts of Stratford and Fairfield. Stratford In 1639, English settlers sailed from Massachusetts Bay Colony up Long Island Sound. […]
March 9, 2017

Invented in Connecticut: Mounds and Almond Joy Candy Bars

Peter Paul’s Path to Sweet Success  Printer-Friendly PDF “Sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don’t.”  –Peter Paul Inc. advertising slogan Peter Halajian came to the […]
March 6, 2017

Mushroom Hunting

Mushroom Hunting  Printer-Friendly PDF By Nakai Northup, Mashantucket Pequot tribal member and educator Edited by Christopher Newell, Education Supervisor, Mashantucket Pequot Museum (c) Connecticut Explored Inc. […]
March 6, 2017

Notable Connecticans: Tom Thumb

General Tom Thumb  Printer-Friendly PDF © Connecticut Explored Nothing seemed unusual about the Strattons’ new baby. Charles Stratton was born in Bridgeport in 1838. He was […]


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