A History of the Connecticut River Wick Griswold

A History of the Connecticut River

Author: Wick Griswold
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Book Title
A History of the Connecticut River
Author
Wick Griswold
ISBN
9781609494056
Paddle from Enfield Rapids to Long Island Sound and travel down one of America's most famous waterways, the Connecticut River.Its calm waters conceal an unruly past, where native tribes lost ground to Dutch and English colonists who vied for the river's immense economic power. The skyline of Hartford looms on the western shore, with the gold dome of the capitol as a remnant of this robust economy centered on world trade. Many have found a deep inspiration along the river, including Lady Fenwick, a local legend; David Bushnell, creator of the first American submarine; and even Albert Einstein, who contemplated the cosmos while relaxing on the riverbanks. Author Wick Griswold takes readers on a provocative journey as he traces the history of the Connecticut River.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Wick GriswoldPublisher: History PressPublished: 04/12/2012ISBN: 9781609494056Pages: 128Weight: 0.48lbsSize: 9.00h x 6.09w x 0.35d

Paddle from Enfield Rapids to Long Island Sound and travel down one of America's most famous waterways, the Connecticut River.


Its calm waters conceal an unruly past, where native tribes lost ground to Dutch and English colonists who vied for the river's immense economic power. The skyline of Hartford looms on the western shore, with the gold dome of the capitol as a remnant of this robust economy centered on world trade. Many have found a deep inspiration along the river, including Lady Fenwick, a local legend; David Bushnell, creator of the first American submarine; and even Albert Einstein, who contemplated the cosmos while relaxing on the riverbanks. Author Wick Griswold takes readers on a provocative journey as he traces the history of the Connecticut River.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Wick Griswold
Publisher: History Press
Published: 04/12/2012
ISBN: 9781609494056
Pages: 128
Weight: 0.48lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.09w x 0.35d

Paddle from Enfield Rapids to Long Island Sound and travel down one of America's most famous waterways, the Connecticut River.


Its calm waters conceal an unruly past, where native tribes lost ground to Dutch and English colonists who vied for the river's immense economic power. The skyline of Hartford looms on the western shore, with the gold dome of the capitol as a remnant of this robust economy centered on world trade. Many have found a deep inspiration along the river, including Lady Fenwick, a local legend; David Bushnell, creator of the first American submarine; and even Albert Einstein, who contemplated the cosmos while relaxing on the riverbanks. Author Wick Griswold takes readers on a provocative journey as he traces the history of the Connecticut River.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Wick Griswold
Publisher: History Press
Published: 04/12/2012
ISBN: 9781609494056
Pages: 128
Weight: 0.48lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.09w x 0.35d