Summer 2015 VOLUME 13/NUMBER 3

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Summer 2015
VOLUME 13/NUMBER 3

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Connecticut Explored CONNECTICUT HISTORY, ONE GOOD STORY AFTER ANOTHER

IN THIS ISSUE: Historic Preservation—Not Just Buildings  > What We Took Home From the World’s Fair  >  Miss McCook’s Big Save  >  The Bridge of Billy Joel’s Dreams  > Trains and Planes, too 

ON THE COVER: Middletown’s railroad and Arrigoni bridges reflected in the Connecticut River. (detail)
photo: Robert Benson, 1993

Table of Contents

9 Hog River Journal

10 Letters, etc.

13 From the State Historian: The Chips are Down for the Pequot MuseumBy Walter W. Woodward
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14 Carry Me Across the Water. By Mary M. Donohue and Bruce Clouette 
     Historic bridges of beauty and ingenuity.  [Click here to read]

20 Destination: Railroad Museum of New England. By Brent S. Bette
Saving a luxurious Pullman and a humble station. [Click Here to Read]

26 Connecticut at the New York World’s Fair. By Jason Scappaticci [Click Here to Read]

29 Site Lines: Preserving Connecticut’s Aeronautical Heritage. By Jerry Roberts [Click Here to Read]

32 Saving Hartford’s Amos Bull House. By Karin Peterson
A preservation story with the plot twists of a potboiler. [Click Here to Read]

38 The Forlorn Soldier. By Anthony Roy and Matthew Warshauer [Click Here to Read]

40 The Genius of Connecticut: Give Her Wings! By Matthew Warshauer [Click Here to Read]

42 Restoring Hartford’s Lost WWI Memorial. By Lynn Ferrari and Greg Secord [Click Here to Read]

44 On View: Connecticut in 50 Objects. By Jody Blankenship and Ben Gammell

46 Spotlight: Events & News from Partner Organizations

53 Afterword 

60 Connecticut Humanities: History is Essential … Here’s Why! By Douglas G. Fisher

 

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