Connecticut

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Connecticut

HISTORY

Connecticut

CAPITOL:HartfordBIRD:American RobinIMPORTANT CITY:BridgeportMOTTO: Land of Steady HabitsFAMOUS PEOPLE: Nathan Hale, Charles Lves, Dick Allen, Kristen GravesNATURAL RESOURCES: Garnet, Shad, Forestry, WetlandsSTATE INDUSTRIES: Bioscience, Digital Media, Green Technology

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It was the 5th state.One of the original 13 colonies and one of the six New England states, Connecticut is located in the northeastern corner of the country. Connecticut takes its name from an Algonquian word meaning “land on the long tidal river.” “Nutmeg State,” “Constitution State” and “Land of Steady Habits” are all nicknames that have been applied to Connecticut

There are 8 counties in Connecticut.

Fun Facts

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Map Of Connecticut

VACATION SPOTS: Fall Foliage Tours, Maritime Aquarium, Connecticut Science CenterSPORTS TEAM: UConn Huskies (No Pro Teams)CLIMATE: Temperate Climate with Mild Winters & Warm Summers (47" Rain & 31" Snow)FOOD: Seafood (Lobster, Clams, Oysters, Fish), Home of the Hamburger?UNIVERSITIES: Yale & UCONN

SOURCES: 1. www.ct.gov2. www.foodreference.com3. www.kids.britannica.com


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