Tag: Interesting Facts
The Merritt Parkway was the first divided-lane, limited-access highway in Connecticut.
This beautiful hand drawn map of Connecticut was created in 1857 by Laura Roys, a student who attended Hartford Female Seminary, an all-female academy in Hartford, Connecticut. The map is beautifully colored, with shades of blue, orange, red, pink, yellow, and violet adorning the border of each city and town.
Wallingford, Connecticut in the 19th century.
Bird’s eye view of New London, Connecticut in 1876
Old map showing an aerial view of Ansonia, Connecticut from 1921
Hartford is the capital of Connecticut and one of the oldest cities in the United States. It is...
Bridgeport’s Young Men’s Christian Association was formed in June, 1883, and the...
The Chicken Roost was a restaurant in Bridgeport, CT that was famous for its “As You Like It” southern fried chicken.
The Berlin Turnpike is a roadway in Connecticut that served as the primary route...
Ansonia is a city in New Haven County, Connecticut that was first settled by…
New Haven is the second largest city in Connecticut. The city was founded in…
Generations of Stamford, Connecticut residents have attended Dolan Middle…
Bridgeport is a seaport city in the U.S. state of Connecticut. It is the largest city in the…
This old map shows the Forestville section of what is now known as Bristol, Connecticut.
Beautiful old map of the Nutmeg State illustrated with unique vintage drawings.
This map shows Southington, Connecticut as it looked in 1878.
This old map shows Hazardville, Connecticut in the late 19th century.
Historic bird’s eye view of Bethel, Connecticut in 1879
Meriden is a city in Connecticut located almost equidistant from Boston and…
This vintage map of Hartford, CT shows the city as it looked in the 1600’s.
Detailed bird’s eye view of Branford in the early 20th century.
This collection of pictures shows what daily life was like in Southington during WWII.
Click here to see what Bristol looked like more than 100 years ago!
This old map shows Guilford, CT as it looked in the late 19th century.
This old map of Wallingford, CT is a hand colored lithograph from 1893. The map was created by...
Moses Yale Beach was an American inventor and publisher born in Wallingford…
This old map shows New Canaan, Connecticut in the late 19th century.
Jack Delano’s photos of Colchester, CT from the 1940’s.
Historic bird’s eye view of Plainville, Connecticut in 1878
This old map features historical Connecticut trivia from the 17th – 20th century.
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