Readings for Teachers About: Notable Connecticans

SPECIAL NOTE: Why “Connecticans?” Connecticut Explored uses the term “Connecticans” to describe people from Connecticut. There’s no consensus around the term for people from Connecticut but we, along with the state historian, prefer this term over others. You can read about why Here.

Benedict Arnold Turns and Burns New London

The Education of Ella Grasso

James Pennington: A Voice for Freedom

María Sánchez: Godmother of Hartford’s Puerto Rican Community

Audacious Alliance: Mary Townsend Seymour

Harriet Beecher Stowe: The Most Famous American

Noah Webster: Father of American Copyright Law

Tom Thumb and the Age of Celebrity

Destination: Marian Anderson Studio

Site Lines: Actress Marietta Canty

The Successes and Struggles of New Haven Entrepreneur William Lanson” by Peter Hincks,

Venture Smith Resources

Women Who Changed the World