Signed into Statehood on January 9, 1788

CONNECTICUT

5th State

Capital: Hartford

 

PLACES TO SEE:

  • Harriett Beecher Stowe Center

  • Mark Twain House

  • Mystic

  • Bushnell Park

  • Bridgeport

  • New Haven

  • Stamford

  • Greenwich

  • Hartford

  • Yale University

NOTE: I HAVEN'T BEEN THERE YET.

Named from the Mohican and Algonquin Indian word "Quinnechtukgut," for a "place beside a long river," and nicknamed The Constitution State. Connecticut is bordered by Massachusetts to the west and south; Rhode Island to the east; and New York to the north. 

Connecticut's highest peak is Mount Frissell at 2,380 feet, the 36th highest in the United States. The lowest point is Long Island Sound at sea level.

 

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