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A.I. Prince Technical High School, or Prince Tech, is a technical high school located in Hartford, Connecticut.
Abolitionism in the United States was the movement before and during the American Civil War to end slavery in the United States.
Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.
Adriaen (Aerjan) Block (c. 1567 – buried April 27, 1627) was a Dutch private trader, privateer, and ship’s captain who is best known for exploring the coastal and river valley areas between present-day New Jersey and Massachusetts during four voyages from 1611 to 1614, following the 1609 expedition by Henry Hudson.
African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
Afula (עֲפוּלָה, العفولة) is a city in the Northern District of Israel, often known as the "Capital of the Valley" due to its strategic location in the Jezreel Valley.
Albert Augustus Pope (May 20, 1843 – August 10, 1909) was a Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel in the Union Army.
Alexander Calder (July 22, 1898 – November 11, 1976) is widely considered to be one of the most important American sculptors of the 20th century.
The Algonquins are indigenous inhabitants of North America who speak the Algonquin language, a divergent dialect of the Ojibwe language, which is part of the Algonquian language family.
The American Basketball League, often abbreviated to the ABL of 1996 was the first independent professional basketball league for women in the United States.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
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The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
American Eagle is an American brand name for the regional branch of American Airlines, under which nine (seven from 2019) individual regional airlines operate short- and medium-haul feeder flights.
The American Hockey League (AHL) is a 31-team professional ice hockey league based in the United States and Canada that serves as the primary developmental league for the National Hockey League (NHL).
American Medical Response, Inc. (AMR) is a medical transportation company in the United States that provides and manages community-based medical transportation services, including emergency (911), non-emergency and managed transportation, fixed-wing air ambulance and disaster response.
The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest permanent school for the deaf in the United States.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
Area code 860 is a telephone area code, overlaid by area code 959, that covers most of Connecticut, except its southwest, which uses area codes 203 and 475.
The Arena Football League (AFL) is a professional indoor American football league in the United States.
Armsmear ("meadow of arms"), also known as the Samuel Colt Home, is a historic house located at 80 Wethersfield Avenue in Hartford, Connecticut.
An assembly line is a manufacturing process (often called a progressive assembly) in which parts (usually interchangeable parts) are added as the semi-finished assembly moves from workstation to workstation where the parts are added in sequence until the final assembly is produced.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.
Barbara McClintock (June 16, 1902 – September 2, 1992) was an American scientist and cytogeneticist who was awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.
Beaux-Arts architecture was the academic architectural style taught at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, particularly from the 1830s to the end of the 19th century.
The Berlin Turnpike is a 4-lane/6-lane divided arterial road carrying U.S. Route 5 and Route 15 through the towns of Meriden, Berlin, Newington, and Wethersfield, Connecticut, United States.
Biltmore Estate is a large (6950.4 acre or 10.86 square miles) private estate and tourist attraction in Asheville, North Carolina.
Bloomfield is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States.
Blue Hills is a community in Hartford County, Connecticut, encompassing the northwest corner of the city of Hartford and the southeast corner of the town of Bloomfield.
Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
The Boston Celtics are an American professional basketball team based in Boston, Massachusetts.
Bradley International Airport is a civil/military airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, in Hartford County, Connecticut.
Bridgeport is a historic seaport city in the U.S. state of Connecticut.
Bristol is a suburban city located in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States, southwest of Hartford.
The Bulkeley Bridge (also known as Hartford Bridge, Bridge No. 980A) is the oldest of three highway bridges over the Connecticut River in Hartford, Connecticut.
Bus rapid transit (BRT, BRTS, busway, transitway) is a bus-based public transport system designed to improve capacity and reliability relative to a conventional bus system.
Bushnell Park in Hartford, Connecticut is the oldest publicly funded park in the United States.
Bydgoszcz (Bromberg; Bydgostia) is a city in northern Poland, on the Brda and Vistula rivers.
Caguas, founded in 1775, is a city and municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the Central Mountain Range of Puerto Rico, south of San Juan and Trujillo Alto, west of Gurabo and San Lorenzo, east of Aguas Buenas, Cidra, and Cayey.
Calais is a city in Washington County, Maine, United States.
Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and part of the Boston metropolitan area.
Capital Community College is a community college in Hartford, Connecticut, United States.
The Capitol Region refers to a specific group of municipalities that are part of the Capitol Region Council of Governments.
The Carolina Hurricanes are a professional ice hockey team based in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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César Pelli (born Oct. 12, 1926, Tucumán, Arg.), founder of Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, is an Argentine American architect who has designed some of the world's tallest buildings and other major urban landmarks.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876, the first official World's Fair in the United States, was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from May 10 to November 10, 1876, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.
The Central Connecticut Blue Devils are composed of 16 teams representing Central Connecticut State University in intercollegiate athletics, including men and women's basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, and track and field.
Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan, New York City.
The chairman (also chairperson, chairwoman or chair) is the highest officer of an organized group such as a board, a committee, or a deliberative assembly.
Chapter 9, Title 11, United States Code is a chapter of the United States Bankruptcy Code, available exclusively to municipalities and assisting them in the restructuring of their debt.
Charles Bulfinch (August 8, 1763 – April 15, 1844) was an early American architect, and has been regarded by many as the first native-born American to practice architecture as a profession.
Charles Nelson Reilly II (January 13, 1931 – May 25, 2007) was an American actor, comedian, director, and drama teacher, known for his comedic roles on stage and in films, television shows, cartoons, and as a game show panelist.
The Charter Oak was an unusually large white oak tree growing on Wyllys Hyll in Hartford, Connecticut in the United States, from around the 12th or 13th century until it fell during a storm in 1856.
The R. and F. Cheney Building, also known as the Brown Thomson Building, is a commercial building designed by noted American architect H. H. Richardson.
Cheshire, formerly known as New Cheshire Parish, is a town in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States.
Chicopee is a city located on the Connecticut River in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States of America.
Chinatown bus lines are discount intercity bus services, often run by Chinese Americans and Chinese Canadians, that have been established primarily in the Chinatown communities of the East Coast of the United States and Central Canada since 1998, although similar services have cropped up on the West Coast.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
The Church of the Good Shepherd and Parish House is an Episcopal church at 155 Wyllys Street in Hartford, Connecticut.
Cigna is an American worldwide health services organization based in suburban Bloomfield, Connecticut and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Cindy Blackman Santana (born November 18, 1959), sometimes known as Cindy Blackman, is an American jazz and rock drummer.
A city council, town council, town board, or board of aldermen is the legislative body that governs a city, town, municipality, or local government area.
City Place I is a 38-story, skyscraper at 185 Asylum Street in Hartford, Connecticut.
The Cleveland Browns are a professional American football team based in Cleveland, Ohio.
Colonial Revival (also Neocolonial, Georgian Revival or Neo-Georgian) architecture was and is a nationalistic design movement in the United States and Canada.
The Colorado Rockies are an American professional baseball team based in Denver, Colorado.
The Colt Armory is a historic factory complex for the manufacture of firearms, created by Samuel Colt.
Colt Park is a city park in the southeast Hartford, Connecticut neighborhood of Sheldon/Charter Oak.
Colt's Manufacturing Company, LLC (CMC, formerly Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Company) is an American firearms manufacturer, founded in 1855 by Samuel Colt.
Coltsville Historic District is a National Historic Landmark District in Hartford, Connecticut.
A combined statistical area (CSA) is composed of adjacent metropolitan (MSA) and micropolitan statistical areas (µSA) in the United States and Puerto Rico that can demonstrate economic or social linkage.
A company town is a place where practically all stores and housing are owned by the one company that is also the main employer.
The Whitehead Highway (also variously known as Conlin–Whitehead Highway and Conland-Whitehead Highway), is a short spur from Interstate 91 (I-91) in Hartford, Connecticut leading to the State Capitol at Pulaski Circle.
ConnectiCon is an annual massively multi-genre convention dedicated to "a celebration of pop culture - everything from anime, to science fiction, comic books and card games." Past guests of honor have included popular North American voice actors for anime and video games such as Carlos Ferro, Vic Mignogna, and Jon St. John; noted science fiction film and television actors such as Robert Picardo, Ethan Phillips, Ellen Muth, Glenn Shadix, and Peter Mayhew; and prominent web comic personalities such as Brian Clevinger (8-Bit Theater), Scott Ramsoomair (VG Cats), Tim Buckley (Ctrl+Alt+Del), and Ananth Panagariya and Mohammad "Hawk" Haque (Applegeeks).
Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
The Hartford Bicentennials was a soccer team based out of Hartford, Connecticut that played in the North American Soccer League.
Connecticut Children's Medical Center is a comprehensive pediatric hospital in Hartford, Connecticut, United States.
The Connecticut Convention Center is a convention center located in downtown Hartford, Connecticut, United States, overlooking the Connecticut River.
The Connecticut Coyotes were an arena football franchise based in Hartford, Connecticut.
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (often referred to as CTDOT or ConnDOT) is responsible for the development and operation of highways, railroads, mass transit systems, ports, waterways in the U.S. state of Connecticut.
The Connecticut Governor's Residence serves as the official home of the Governor of Connecticut.
The Connecticut Huskies are the athletic teams that represent the University of Connecticut.
Connecticut Opera was a professional, non-profit, opera company based in Hartford, Connecticut, and a member of OPERA America.
The Connecticut Pride were an American professional basketball team based in Hartford, Connecticut that was a member of the Continental Basketball Association.
Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) is the PBS member network for the U.S. state of Connecticut.
The Connecticut River is the longest river in the New England region of the United States, flowing roughly southward for through four states.
Route 15 is a state highway in the U.S. state of Connecticut that runs from a connection with New York's Hutchinson River Parkway in Greenwich, Connecticut to its northern terminus intersecting with Interstate 84 in East Hartford, Connecticut.
Route 2 is a state highway in Connecticut and is in length.
Route 99 is a state highway in Connecticut running for from Route 9 in Cromwell, through the town of Rocky Hill, ending in Wethersfield at the Hartford city line.
The Connecticut Science Center is a nine-story museum located on the Connecticut River in Hartford, Connecticut designed by César Pelli & Associates.
The Connecticut State Capitol is located north of Capitol Avenue and south of Bushnell Park in Hartford, the capital of Connecticut.
The Connecticut State Library is the state library for the U.S. state of Connecticut and is also an executive branch agency of the state.
Connecticut Transit (styled CTtransit) is a bus system serving much of the U.S. state of Connecticut and is a division of that state's Department of Transportation.
Conning is a global investment management firm serving the insurance industry.
The Constitution of the State of Connecticut is the basic governing document of the U.S. state of Connecticut.
Constitution Plaza is a large commercial mixed-use development in downtown Hartford, Connecticut.
The Continental Basketball Association (CBA) was a professional men's basketball minor league in the United States.
The council–manager government form is one of two predominant forms of local government in the United States and Ireland, the other being the mayor–council government form.
Craig Harlan Janney (born September 26, 1967) is a retired professional ice hockey center who played twelve seasons in the National Hockey League from 1987–88 until 1998–99, when blood clots ended his career prematurely.
CTfastrak (constructed as the New Britain-Hartford Busway) is a regional bus rapid transit system currently operating between downtown Hartford and Downtown New Britain station in New Britain in central Connecticut.
CTNow is a free weekly newspaper in central and southwestern Connecticut, published by New Mass.
Cytogenetics is a branch of genetics that is concerned with how the chromosomes relate to cell behaviour, particularly to their behaviour during mitosis and meiosis.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
Diane Venora (born August 10, 1952) is an American stage, television and film actress.
Dillon Stadium is a multipurpose facility in Hartford, Connecticut, with a capacity of 9,600.
Dominick John Dunne (October 29, 1925 – August 26, 2009) was an American writer, investigative journalist, and producer.
Dongguan is a prefecture-level city in central Guangdong Province of South China.
Douglas Arthur "Doug" Wimbish (born September 22, 1956) is an American bass player, primarily known for being a member of rock band Living Colour and funk/dub/hip hop collective Tackhead, and as a session musician with artists such as The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Depeche Mode, James Brown, Annie Lennox, and Barrington Levy (as well as his studio work for the rap/hip hop label Sugarhill Records and the experimental dub label On-U Sound).
Downtown Hartford, Connecticut is the primary business district and the center of Connecticut's state government.
Dunkin' Donuts Park is a 6,121-seat baseball park in Hartford, Connecticut.
Dutch West India Company (Geoctroyeerde Westindische Compagnie, or GWIC; Chartered West India Company) was a chartered company (known as the "WIC") of Dutch merchants as well as foreign investors.
Dwight Jason Freeney (born February 19, 1980) is a former American football defensive end who played 16 seasons in the National Football League (NFL).
The East Coast Greenway is a biking and walking route linking the major cities of the Atlantic coast of the United States, from Calais, Maine, to Key West, Florida.
East Granby is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States.
East Hartford is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States.
The Eastern League is a Minor League Baseball league, which operates primarily in the northeastern United States, although it has had a team in Ohio since 1989.
The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
Eduardo Alberto "Eddie" Perez (born 1957) is an American politician who served as mayor of Hartford, Connecticut from 2001-2010.
Elizabeth Jarvis Colt (October 5, 1826 – August 23, 1905, born Elizabeth Hart Jarvis), was the widow and heir of firearms manufacturer Samuel Colt, founder of Colt's Manufacturing Company.
Elizabeth Park is a city park located in Hartford and West Hartford, Connecticut.
Elmar Oliveira (born June 28, 1950) is an American violinist.
Eric Anthony Mangini (born January 19, 1971) is an American football coach who last served as the defensive coordinator for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL).
Erik Ki La Salle (professionally known as Eriq La Salle: born July 23, 1962) is an American actor, director, writer and producer known for his performances in the films Coming to America (1988), One Hour Photo (2002) and Logan (2017).
ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).
ESPN Zone was a theme restaurant and entertainment center chain in the United States that included arcades, TV studios, and radio studios, operated by the Disney Regional Entertainment subsidiary of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts using the Disney-owned ESPN brand.
ESPN.com is the official website of ESPN.
Eugene Keefe Robinson (born May 28, 1963) is a former professional American football player who played free safety.
Eversource Energy (formerly known as Northeast Utilities) is a publicly traded, Fortune 500 energy company headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut and Boston, Massachusetts, with several regulated subsidiaries offering retail electricity, natural gas service and water service to approximately 4 million customers in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
The Farmington Valley is located along the western boundary of Hartford County in Connecticut, bordering Litchfield County immediately to the west.
Farmington is an affluent town in Hartford County in the Farmington Valley area of central Connecticut in the United States.
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.
Feminism is a range of political movements, ideologies, and social movements that share a common goal: to define, establish, and achieve political, economic, personal, and social equality of sexes.
The First Church of Christ and the Ancient Burying Ground (also known as Center Church: First Church of Christ in Hartford or First Church in Hartford) is a historic church and cemetery at 60 Gold Street in Hartford, Connecticut.
Flint is the largest city and county seat of Genesee County, Michigan, United States.
A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry.
The Florida Keys are a coral cay archipelago located off the southern coast of Florida, forming the southernmost portion of the continental United States.
Floridia (Sicilian: Ciuriddia) is a town and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily (Italy).
A ford is a shallow place with good footing where a river or stream may be crossed by wading, or inside a vehicle getting its wheels wet.
The Fox Broadcasting Company (often shortened to Fox and stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Foxwoods Resort Casino is a hotel and casino complex owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation on their reservation located in Ledyard, Connecticut.
Frederick Law Olmsted (April 26, 1822 – August 28, 1903) was an American landscape architect, journalist, social critic, and public administrator.
Freetown is the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone.
Frog Hollow is one of the neighborhoods of Hartford, Connecticut.
The Fundamental Orders were adopted by the Connecticut Colony council on January 14, 1639 OS (January 24, 1639 NS).
Gary Fred Merrill (August 2, 1915 – March 5, 1990) was an American film and television character actor whose credits included more than fifty feature films, a half-dozen mostly short-lived TV series, and dozens of television guest appearances.
Gary is a city in Lake County, Indiana, United States, from downtown Chicago, Illinois.
Gene Francis Alan Pitney (February 17, 1940 – April 5, 2006) was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and sound engineer.
The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.
George Tuska (April 26, 1916 – October 16, 2009), at the Social Security Death Index via FamilySearch.
Glastonbury is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States, formally founded in 1693 with settlers first arriving in 1636.
Gothic architecture is an architectural style that flourished in Europe during the High and Late Middle Ages.
The Grace S. Webb School, part of the Institute of Living (a psychiatric hospital) in Hartford, Connecticut, provides special education, clinical and related services to students who are in grades K-12.
The Great Recession was a period of general economic decline observed in world markets during the late 2000s and early 2010s.
Greater Hartford is a region located in the U.S. state of Connecticut, centered on the state's capital of Hartford.
The CREC Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts (known formerly as The Greater Hartford Academy of the Performing Arts) is an integrated magnet arts high school in Hartford, Connecticut.
Greyhound Lines, Inc., usually shortened to Greyhound, is an intercity bus common carrier serving over 3,800 destinations across North America.
Guangdong is a province in South China, located on the South China Sea coast.
A hardiness zone is a geographic area defined to encompass a certain range of climatic conditions relevant to plant growth and survival.
Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe (June 14, 1811 – July 1, 1896) was an American abolitionist and author.
The Harriet Beecher Stowe House is a historic house museum and National Historic Landmark at 73 Forest Street in Hartford, Connecticut that was once the home of Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion is a 10,167-seat multi-purpose arena in Storrs, Connecticut, United States, on the campus of the University of Connecticut.
Hart is an archaic word for "stag" (from Old English heorot, "deer" – compare with modern Dutch hert, medieval French "hart", German Hirsch and Swedish/Norwegian/Danish hjort, also "deer").
Hartford Ball Club Grounds was a baseball grounds in Hartford, Connecticut.
The Hartford Blues of the National Football League played only in the 1926 NFL season, with a record of 3–7.
The Hartford Chiefs was the final name of the American minor league baseball franchise representing Hartford, Connecticut, that played in the Eastern League (then Class A) between 1938 and 1952.
The Hartford circus fire, which occurred on July 6, 1944, in Hartford, Connecticut, was one of the worst fire disasters in the history of the United States.
Hartford City FC is a soccer team based in Hartford, Connecticut.
The Hartford Colonials, originally the New York Sentinels, were a professional American football team that played in the United Football League in its 2009 and 2010 seasons.
The Hartford Convention was a series of meetings from December 15, 1814 – January 5, 1815, in Hartford, Connecticut, United States, in which the New England Federalist Party met to discuss their grievances concerning the ongoing War of 1812 and the political problems arising from the federal government's increasing power.
Hartford County is a county located in the north central part of the U.S. state of Connecticut.
The Hartford Courant is the largest daily newspaper in the U.S. state of Connecticut, and is often recognized as the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States.
The Hartford Dark Blues were a 19th-century baseball team.
The Hartford Electric Light Company (HELCO) is a defunct electrical company that was located on Pearl Street in Hartford, Connecticut.
The Hartford Fire Department provides fire protection and first responder emergency medical services to the city of Hartford, Connecticut.
The Hartford Hellions were a soccer team based out of Hartford, Connecticut that played in the Major Indoor Soccer League.
Hartford Hospital is an 819-bed acute care teaching hospital located in the South End of Hartford, Connecticut.
w The Hartford Line is a commuter rail service between New Haven, Connecticut, and Springfield, Massachusetts.
Hartford Public High School, in Hartford, Connecticut, was founded in 1638.
The Hartford Public Library serves the city of Hartford, Connecticut.
Hartford Public Schools is the school district of Hartford, Connecticut.
Hartford Seminary is a non-denominational theological college in Hartford, Connecticut.
The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company (HSB) founded in 1866 and headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, U.S., is a global specialty insurer and reinsurer.
The Hartford Symphony Orchestra (HSO) is an American orchestra based in Hartford, Connecticut.
The Hartford Times Building is an historic Beaux-Arts building in downtown Hartford, Connecticut built as the headquarters of the now defunct Hartford Times.
Hartford Union Station is the main train station in Hartford, Connecticut, United States.
The Hartford Whalers were an American professional ice hockey team based for most of its existence in Hartford, Connecticut.
The Hartford Wolf Pack are a professional ice hockey team based in Hartford, Connecticut.
The Hartford Yard Goats are a Minor League Baseball team in Hartford, Connecticut.
Hartford–Brainard Airport is a towered public airport three miles (5 km) southeast of downtown Hartford, in Hartford County, Connecticut.
The greater Hartford–Springfield area is an urban region and surrounding suburban areas that encompasses both north-central Connecticut and the southern Connecticut River Valley in western Massachusetts; its major city centers are Springfield, Massachusetts and Hartford, Connecticut.
Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan is a not-for-profit health services company based in the New England region of the United States.
Henry Hobson Richardson (September 29, 1838 – April 27, 1886) was a prominent American architect who designed buildings in Albany, Boston, Buffalo, Chicago, Hartford, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, and other cities.
Henry Ward Beecher (June 24, 1813 – March 8, 1887) was an American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker, known for his support of the abolition of slavery, his emphasis on God's love, and his 1875 adultery trial.
Hertford is the county town of Hertfordshire, England, and is also a civil parish in the East Hertfordshire district of the county.
Hertfordshire (often abbreviated Herts) is a county in southern England, bordered by Bedfordshire to the north, Cambridgeshire to the north-east, Essex to the east, Buckinghamshire to the west and Greater London to the south.
High Victorian Gothic was an eclectic architectural style and movement during the mid-late 19th century.
Hispanic Americans and Latino Americans (Estadounidenses hispanos) are people in the United States who are descendants of people from countries of Latin America and Spain.
Holyoke is a city in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States, that lies between the western bank of the Connecticut River and the Mount Tom Range.
House of Hope (Huys de Hoop), also known as Fort Good Hope (Fort de Goede Hoop), was a redoubt and factory in the seventeenth-century Dutch colony of New Netherland.
A humid continental climate (Köppen prefix D and a third letter of a or b) is a climatic region defined by Russo-German climatologist Wladimir Köppen in 1900, which is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold in the northern areas) winters.
Hurricane Irene was a large and destructive tropical cyclone which affected much of the Caribbean and East Coast of the United States during late August 2011.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
Infosys Limited (formerly Infosys Technologies Limited) is an Indian multinational corporation that provides business consulting, information technology and outsourcing services.
Insurance is a means of protection from financial loss.
Interchangeable parts are parts (components) that are, for practical purposes, identical.
Interstate 84 is an east–west Interstate highway across the state of Connecticut through Danbury, Waterbury, Hartford and Union.
Interstate 91 (I-91) is an Interstate Highway in the New England region of the United States.
Isabella Beecher Hooker (February 22, 1822 – January 25, 1907) was a leader, lecturer and activist in the American suffragist movement.
The Italianate style of architecture was a distinct 19th-century phase in the history of Classical architecture.
John Pierpont Morgan Sr. (April 17, 1837 – March 31, 1913) was an American financier and banker who dominated corporate finance and industrial consolidation in the United States of America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
John Lenwood "Jackie" McLean (May 17, 1931 – March 31, 2006) was an American jazz alto saxophonist, composer, bandleader, and educator, and is one of the few musicians to be elected to the ''Down Beat'' Hall of Fame in the year of their death.
Jacob Weidenmann (1829 – February 6, 1893) was an American landscape architect.
Jeffrey Thomas Porcaro (April 1, 1954 – August 5, 1992) was an American drummer, songwriter, and record producer.
João Pessoa is the capital of the state of Paraíba in Brazil.
John Moses Browning (January 23, 1855 – November 26, 1926) was an American firearms designer who developed many varieties of military and civilian firearms, cartridges, and gun mechanisms, many of which are still in use around the world.
John Michael Carney (born April 20, 1964) is a retired American football placekicker.
John Gregory Dunne (May 25, 1932 – December 30, 2003) was an American novelist, screenwriter and literary critic.
John Haynes (May 1, 1594 – c. January 9, 1653/4), also sometimes spelled Haines, was a colonial magistrate and one of the founders of the Connecticut Colony.
John Francis Egan (born January 31, 1939) is a retired American professional basketball player and coach.
Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an American actress.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Landscape architecture is the design of outdoor areas, landmarks, and structures to achieve environmental, social-behavioural, or aesthetic outcomes.
Leonard Albert Kravitz (born May 26, 1964) is an American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer.
Liberal arts education (from Latin "free" and "art or principled practice") can claim to be the oldest programme of higher education in Western history.
Lime, formerly LimeBike, is an American transportation rental company that runs bicycle and scooter sharing systems in various cities.
Lincoln National Corporation is a Fortune 250 American holding company, which operates multiple insurance and investment management businesses through subsidiary companies.
Linda Evans (born Linda Evenstad on November 18, 1942), is an American actress known primarily for her roles on television.
Washington, D.C. has been the federal capital city of the United States since 1819.
This is a list of cities in Connecticut.
There are eight counties in the U.S. state of Connecticut.
The United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has defined 383 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) for the United States and seven for Puerto Rico.
The following is a list of FCC-licensed radio stations in the U.S. state of Connecticut, which can be sorted by their call signs, frequencies, cities of license, licensees, and programming formats.
This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
This is a list of broadcast television stations serving cities in the U.S. state of Connecticut.
Figures are from the United States Census, 2010.
This is a list of urban areas in the United States as defined by the United States Census Bureau, ordered according to their 2010 census populations.
Litchfield County is a county located in northwestern Connecticut in the New York metropolitan area.
Living Colour is an American rock band from New York City, formed in 1984.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Luke Aaron Bronin (born June 30, 1979) is an American politician and lawyer who is the current Mayor of the city of Hartford, Connecticut since January 1, 2016.
Lyman Beecher (October 12, 1775 – January 10, 1863) was a Presbyterian minister, American Temperance Society co-founder and leader, and the father of 13 children, many of whom became noted figures, including Harriet Beecher Stowe, Henry Ward Beecher, Charles Beecher, Edward Beecher, Isabella Beecher Hooker, Catharine Beecher and Thomas K. Beecher.
Lyn Crost (1915 in Brooklyn, New York – 1997 in Washington, D.C.) was a World War II correspondent and author.
A machine gun is a fully automatic mounted or portable firearm designed to fire bullets in rapid succession from an ammunition belt or magazine, typically at a rate of 300 rounds per minute or higher.
Maine is a U.S. state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
The Major Indoor Soccer League, known in its final two seasons as the Major Soccer League, was an indoor soccer league in the United States that played matches from fall 1978 to spring 1992.
In U.S. politics, the majority floor leader is a partisan position in a legislative body.
Manchester is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States.
Mangualde is a municipality in the subregion of Dão-Lafões (historical Beira Interior), central region of Portugal.
Marcus Dion Camby (born March 22, 1974) is an American former professional basketball player who played 17 seasons in the National Basketball Association.
Mark Sayers McGrath (born March 15, 1968) is an American singer of the rock band Sugar Ray.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer.
The Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, Connecticut, was the home of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) and his family from 1874 to 1891.
Marriott International is an American multinational diversified hospitality company that manages and franchises a broad portfolio of hotels and related lodging facilities.
Marvel Comics is the common name and primary imprint of Marvel Worldwide Inc., formerly Marvel Publishing, Inc. and Marvel Comics Group, a publisher of American comic books and related media.
Mary-Ann was the nickname given to the first steam turbine used in a public utility to generate electricity in America.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
The Massachusetts Bay Colony (1628–1691) was an English settlement on the east coast of North America in the 17th century around the Massachusetts Bay, the northernmost of the several colonies later reorganized as the Province of Massachusetts Bay.
1827 drawing by Alexander Jackson Davis The Massachusetts State House, also known as the Massachusetts Statehouse or the New State House, is the state capitol and seat of government for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, located in the Beacon Hill/Downtown neighborhood of Boston.
The Massachusetts Turnpike (locally called the "Mass Pike" or "the Pike") is a toll road in the U.S. state of Massachusetts, maintained by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT).
The following table lists the individuals who served as mayor of Hartford, Connecticut, their political party affiliations, and their dates in office, as well as other information.
The mayor–council government system is a system of organization of local government.
Megabus, branded as megabus.com, is an intercity bus service of Coach USA/Coach Canada and DATTCO (a non Stagecoach company, under contract) providing discount travel services since 2006, operating throughout the eastern, southern, midwestern, and western United States and in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
The Mexican–American War, also known as the Mexican War in the United States and in Mexico as the American intervention in Mexico, was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States (Mexico) from 1846 to 1848.
Michael Adams (born January 19, 1963) is an American former professional basketball player and coach.
Middletown is a city located in Middlesex County, Connecticut, along the Connecticut River, in the central part of the state, 16 miles (26 km) south of Hartford.
Michael Joseph "Mike" Porcaro (May 29, 1955 – March 15, 2015) was an American bass player known for his work with Toto.
In U.S. politics, the minority leader is the floor leader of the second largest caucus in a legislative body.
Morant Bay is a town in southeastern Jamaica and the capital of the parish of St. Thomas, located about 25 miles east of Kingston, the capital.
Morgan G. Bulkeley Stadium was a sporting event stadium located in Hartford, Connecticut and the site of Babe Ruth's final baseball game.
Mount Sinai Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut was a hospital founded in 1923.
MyNetworkTV (unofficially abbreviated as MyTV, MyNet, MNT or MNTV), is an American television network/syndication service that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group division of 21st Century Fox, operated by its Fox Television Stations division, and distributed through the syndication structure of 20th Television.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
The National Hockey League (NHL; Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada.
The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, known simply as the National League (NL), is the older of two leagues constituting Major League Baseball (MLB) in the United States and Canada, and the world's oldest current professional team sports league.
The National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) is an American soccer league commonly recognized as being a fourth tier league although it has been given no official designation by US Soccer.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
New Amsterdam (Nieuw Amsterdam, or) was a 17th-century Dutch settlement established at the southern tip of Manhattan Island that served as the seat of the colonial government in New Netherland.
New Britain is a city in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States.
New England is a geographical region comprising six states of the northeastern United States: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.
The New England Blizzard was a women's professional basketball franchise based in Hartford, Connecticut.
A New England city and town area (NECTA) is a geographic and statistical entity defined by the U.S. federal government for use in the six-state New England region of the United States.
New Haven is a coastal city in the U.S. state of Connecticut.
New Ross (formerly Ros Mhic Treoin) is a town in southwest County Wexford, Ireland.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
The New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad, commonly known as the New Haven, was a railroad that operated in northeastern United States from 1872 to 1968, dominating the region's rail traffic for the first half of the 20th century.
Newington is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States.
Newton is a suburban city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States.
Nicholas Lawrence Bonino (born April 20, 1988) is an American professional ice hockey center for the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Noah Webster Jr. (October 16, 1758 – May 28, 1843) was an American lexicographer, textbook pioneer, English-language spelling reformer, political writer, editor, and prolific author.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Nobelpriset i fysiologi eller medicin), administered by the Nobel Foundation, is awarded once a year for outstanding discoveries in the fields of life sciences and medicine.
Non-Hispanic whites or whites not of Hispanic or Latino origin (commonly referred to as Anglo-Americans)Mish, Frederic C., Editor in Chief Webster's Tenth New Collegiate Dictionary Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A.:1994--Merriam-Webster See original definition (definition #1) of Anglo in English: It is defined as a synonym for Anglo-American--Page 86 are European Americans who are not of Hispanic or Latino origin/ethnicity, as defined by the United States Census Bureau.
Nook Farm is a historical neighborhood in the Asylum Hill section on the western edge of Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
Norman Milton Lear (born July 27, 1922) is an American television writer and producer who produced such 1970s sitcoms as All in the Family, Sanford and Son, One Day at a Time, The Jeffersons, Good Times, and Maude.
The North American Soccer League (NASL) was the top-level major professional soccer league in the United States and Canada that operated from 1968 to 1984.
Norwich, known as 'The Rose of New England', is a city in New London County, Connecticut, United States.
Ocotal is the capital of the Nueva Segovia Department in Nicaragua, Central America.
The Old State House (completed 1796) in Hartford, Connecticut is generally believed to have been designed by noted American architect Charles Bulfinch as his first public building.
The Olmsted Brothers company was an influential landscape architectural firm in the United States, established in 1898 by brothers John Charles Olmsted (1852–1920) and Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. (1870–1957), sons of the eminent landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.
In the broadcasting industry, an owned-and-operated station (frequently abbreviated as O&O) usually refers to a television or radio station that is owned by the network with which it is associated.
The Park River, sometimes called the Hog River, flows through and under the city of Hartford, Connecticut.
The Pequot are Native American people of the U.S. state of Connecticut.
The percussion cap, introduced circa 1820, is a type of single-use ignition device used on muzzleloading firearms that enabled them to fire reliably in any weather conditions.
Peter Pan Bus Lines is a long-distance/commuter bus carrier headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Peter Stuyvesant (English pronunciation /ˈstaɪv.ə.sənt/; in Dutch also Pieter and Petrus Stuyvesant; (1610Mooney, James E. "Stuyvesant, Peter" in p.1256–1672) served as the last Dutch director-general of the colony of New Netherland from 1647 until it was ceded provisionally to the English in 1664, after which it was renamed New York. He was a major figure in the early history of New York City and his name has been given to various landmarks and points of interest throughout the city (e.g. Stuyvesant High School, Stuyvesant Town–Peter Cooper Village, Stuyvesant Plaza, Bedford–Stuyvesant neighborhood, etc.). Stuyvesant's accomplishments as director-general included a great expansion for the settlement of New Amsterdam beyond the southern tip of Manhattan. Among the projects built by Stuyvesant's administration were the protective wall on Wall Street, the canal that became Broad Street, and Broadway. Stuyvesant, himself a member of the Dutch Reformed Church, opposed religious pluralism and came into conflict with Lutherans, Jews, Roman Catholics and Quakers as they attempted to build places of worship in the city and practice their faiths.
Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing and dispensing drugs.
The Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance Building, locally called the "Boat Building", is a notable Modernist office building located on Constitution Plaza in Hartford, Connecticut.
The Podunk were an indigenous people who spoke an Algonquian language and lived primarily in what is now known as Hartford County, Connecticut, United States.
The Polish National Home is an ethnic community support organization in Hartford, Connecticut.
Pope Manufacturing Company was founded by Albert Augustus Pope around 1876 in Boston, Massachusetts, and incorporated in Connecticut in 1877.
Pope Park is a public park in Hartford, Connecticut that was originally landscaped by the Olmsted Brothers.
Popular Mechanics is a classic magazine of popular science and technology.
The poverty threshold, poverty limit or poverty line is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a particular country.
Pratt & Whitney Measurement Systems is an American multinational corporation that specializes in producing high-precision measuring instruments and systems.
Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field is a stadium in East Hartford, Connecticut.
Providence is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Rhode Island and is one of the oldest cities in the United States.
Puerto Rico (Spanish for "Rich Port"), officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, "Free Associated State of Puerto Rico") and briefly called Porto Rico, is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the northeast Caribbean Sea.
The Puritans were English Reformed Protestants in the 16th and 17th centuries who sought to "purify" the Church of England from its "Catholic" practices, maintaining that the Church of England was only partially reformed.
Putnam is a town in Windham County, Connecticut, United States.
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).
Radio City Music Hall is an entertainment venue located at 1260 Avenue of the Americas at Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Raleigh is the capital of the state of North Carolina and the seat of Wake County in the United States.
Real Art Ways is a non-profit art space established in 1975.
Rensselaer at Hartford is the Hartford, Connecticut branch of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute of Troy, NY.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, or RPI, is a private research university and space-grant institution located in Troy, New York, with two additional campuses in Hartford and Groton, Connecticut.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
Residence Inn by Marriott is a brand of extended stay hotels.
Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States.
Richard William Hart Jarvis (November 30, 1829 – January 21, 1903) was the brother-in-law of Samuel Colt who took control of Colt's Manufacturing Company on the death of Elisha K. Root, serving as the company's longest president from 1865 to 1901.
Richard Jordan Gatling (September 12, 1818 – February 26, 1903) was an American inventor best known for his invention of the Gatling gun, considered to be the first successful machine gun, though it is not a true machine gun by modern definitions.
Derrick Allen "Rick" Mahorn (born September 21, 1958) is an American retired National Basketball Association (NBA) player who, at 6'10", played power forward and center.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford is a particular church of the Latin Rite in Hartford, Litchfield and New Haven counties in Connecticut.
Route 159 is a state highway connecting the Hartford and Springfield areas in the U.S. states of Connecticut and Massachusetts.
Route 187 is a secondary state route in the U.S. states of Connecticut and Massachusetts.
A rush hour (American English, British English) is a part of the day during which traffic congestion on roads and crowding on public transport is at its highest.
Sage-Allen was a mid-market department store chain based in Hartford, Connecticut.
Saint Francis Hospital & Medical Center is a 617-bed acute care hospital located on Woodland Street in Hartford, Connecticut.
Samuel Colt (July 19, 1814 – January 10, 1862) was an American inventor, industrialist, businessman, and hunter.
Samuel Stone (July 18, 1602 – 20 July 1663) was a Puritan minister and co-founder of Hartford, Connecticut.
Santana is a Latin music and rock band formed in San Francisco, California in 1966 by Mexican-American guitarist Carlos Santana.
Santander Bank, N. A. (pronounced sɑ̃n-tɑ̃n-dɛ(ə)r), formerly Sovereign Bank, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Spanish Santander Group.
The Saukiog tribe (sometimes spelled Sickaog or Suckiaug) was a Native American people who lived in the Hartford, Connecticut vicinity circa the early 17th century.
Scranton is the sixth-largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania behind Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie and Reading.
Secession (derived from the Latin term secessio) is the withdrawal of a group from a larger entity, especially a political entity, but also from any organization, union or military alliance.
A semi-automatic pistol is a type of pistol that is semi-automatic, meaning it uses the energy of the fired cartridge to cycle the action of the firearm and advance the next available cartridge into position for firing.
A sewing machine is a machine used to stitch fabric and other materials together with thread.
Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company was the manufacturer of Sharps Rifle.
Simsbury is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
The Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch is a notable memorial to the American Civil War located in Hartford, Connecticut.
Sophie Tuck (January 13, 1887 – February 9, 1966), known professionally as Sophie Tucker, was a Ukrainian-born American singer, comedian, actress, and radio personality.
South Windsor is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States.
Southington is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States.
Springfield is a city in western New England, and the historical seat of Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States.
Stamford is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States.
Steven Maxwell Porcaro (born September 2, 1957) is an American keyboardist, composer and original member of the rock band Toto.
Storrs is a village and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Mansfield within eastern Tolland County, Connecticut, United States.
Sturbridge is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States.
Suzanne Collins (born August 10, 1962) is an American television writer and author, best known as the author of The New York Times best selling series The Underland Chronicles and ''The Hunger Games'' trilogy (which consists of The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay).
TD Garden, often called Boston Garden the second or simply, The Garden, is a multi-purpose arena in Boston, Massachusetts.
Tebucky Shermain Jones (born October 6, 1974) is a former American football safety in the National Football League.
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts (formerly known as Bushnell Memorial Hall or simply The Bushnell) is a performing arts venue at 166 Capitol Street in Hartford, Connecticut.
The CW Television Network (commonly referred to as just The CW) is an American English-language broadcast television network that is operated by the CW Network, LLC, a limited liability joint venture between CBS Corporation, the former owners of United Paramount Network (UPN), and Warner Bros. Entertainment, former majority owner of The WB.
The Big E, also known as The Eastern States Exposition, is billed as "New England's Great State fair".
The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., usually known as The Hartford, is a United States-based investment and insurance company.
The Institute of Living is a residential psychiatric facility in Hartford, Connecticut, which merged with Hartford Hospital in 1994.
The Phoenix Companies, Inc. is a financial services company that traces its origins to 1851.
The Shoppes at Buckland Hills, formerly and commonly known as Buckland Hills Mall is a shopping mall located in Manchester, Connecticut and is currently owned by GGP Inc.
The Travelers Companies, Inc. is an American insurance company.
Thessaloniki (Θεσσαλονίκη, Thessaloníki), also familiarly known as Thessalonica, Salonica, or Salonika is the second-largest city in Greece, with over 1 million inhabitants in its metropolitan area, and the capital of Greek Macedonia, the administrative region of Central Macedonia and the Decentralized Administration of Macedonia and Thrace.
Thomas Hooker (July 5, 1586 – July 7, 1647) was a prominent Puritan colonial leader, who founded the Colony of Connecticut after dissenting with Puritan leaders in Massachusetts.
The Toronto Phantoms were a professional arena football team based in Toronto, Ontario.
Torrington is the largest city in Litchfield County, Connecticut and the Northwest Hills region.
Toto is an American rock band formed in 1976 in Los Angeles.
A transposable element (TE or transposon) is a DNA sequence that can change its position within a genome, sometimes creating or reversing mutations and altering the cell's genetic identity and genome size.
Trinity College is a private liberal arts college in Hartford, Connecticut.
A triumphal arch is a monumental structure in the shape of an archway with one or more arched passageways, often designed to span a road.
The Tunxis were a group of Connecticut Native Americans that is known to history mainly through their interactions with the English settlers.
Tweed-New Haven Regional Airport is a public airport located three miles southeast of downtown New Haven, in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States.
United States Fire-Arms Manufacturing Company, Inc. (U.S. Fire Arms Mfg. Co.) was a privately held firearms-manufacturing firm based in Hartford, Connecticut.
U.S. Route 44 (US 44) in Connecticut is a east–west U.S. Highway traveling from the New York state line in Salisbury to the Rhode Island state line in Putnam.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly, is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe.
During the American Civil War, the Union Army referred to the United States Army, the land force that fought to preserve the Union of the collective states.
The United Football League (UFL) was a professional American football league based in the United States that began play in October 2009 and played four seasons, the most recent being cut short in October 2012.
The United Soccer League (USL), formerly known as USL Pro, is a professional men's soccer league in the United States and Canada that began its inaugural season in 2011.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), also known as the Agriculture Department, is the U.S. federal executive department responsible for developing and executing federal laws related to farming, forestry, and food.
United States v. Schooner Amistad,, was a United States Supreme Court case resulting from the rebellion of Africans on board the Spanish schooner La Amistad in 1839.
United Technologies Corporation (UTC) is an American multinational conglomerate headquartered in Farmington, Connecticut.
The University of Connecticut (UConn) is a public land grant, National Sea Grant and National Space Grant research university in Storrs, Connecticut, United States.
The University of Connecticut (UConn) School of Business is a graduate and undergraduate public business school that spans across four campuses, with the main campus located in Storrs, Connecticut.
The University of Connecticut School of Law (commonly known as UConn Law) is the only public law school in Connecticut and one of only four in New England.
The University of Hartford (UHart) is a private, independent, nonsectarian, coeducational university located mostly in West Hartford, Connecticut.
The Hartt School is the comprehensive performing arts conservatory of the University of Hartford located in West Hartford, Connecticut, United States that offers degree programs in music, dance, and theatre.
The University of Saint Joseph is a Roman Catholic comprehensive institution of higher education and an undergraduate coeducational university with graduate programs.
Vermont is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. operates a multi-manager asset management business, comprising a number of individual affiliated managers, each having its own investment process and brand, and the services of unaffiliated subadvisers.
The Wadsworth Atheneum is an art museum located in Hartford, Connecticut.
Wallace Stevens (October 2, 1879 – August 2, 1955) was an American Modernist poet.
The Wangunk or Wongunk are an indigenous people from central Connecticut.
Watkinson School is a private co-educational independent day school in Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
WCCT-TV, virtual and UHF digital channel 20, is a television station licensed to Waterbury, Connecticut, United States and serving as the CW affiliate for the Hartford–New Haven television market.
WCTX, virtual channel 59 (VHF digital channel 10), is a MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station licensed to New Haven, Connecticut, United States and serving the Hartford–New Haven television market.
West Hartford is an affluent suburb in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States, west of downtown Hartford.
West Springfield is a city in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States.
Westerly is a town on the southwestern shoreline of Washington County, Rhode Island, first settled by English colonists in 1661 and incorporated as a municipality in 1669.
Westfarms, sometimes referred to as Westfarms Mall, is an upscale shopping mall located seven miles (11 km) southwest of Hartford, Connecticut.
Westover Metropolitan Airport is a civilian airport located in the Massachusetts communities of Chicopee, Granby, and Ludlow, near the cities of Springfield and Holyoke, Massachusetts.
Wethersfield is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States.
WFSB, virtual channel 3 (UHF digital channel 33), is a television station licensed to Hartford, Connecticut, and is the CBS affiliate for the Hartford–New Haven television market.
White Americans are Americans who are descendants from any of the white racial groups of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, or in census statistics, those who self-report as white based on having majority-white ancestry.
The Wide Awakes were a youth organization and, later, a paramilitary organization cultivated by the Republican Party during the 1860 presidential election in the United States.
The Wilbur Cross Highway is the designation for the portion of Connecticut Route 15 from Wethersfield to East Hartford, and for the section of I-84 from East Hartford to the Massachusetts Turnpike in Sturbridge, Massachusetts formerly numbered as CT/MA 15.
William Hooker Gillette (July 24, 1853 – April 29, 1937) was an American actor-manager, playwright, and stage-manager in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Windsor Locks is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States.
Windsor is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States, and was the first English settlement in the state.
The Working Families Party (WFP) is a minor political party in the United States, founded in New York in 1998.
The World Hockey Association (Association mondiale de hockey) was a professional ice hockey major league that operated in North America from 1972 to 1979.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The World's Columbian Exposition (the official shortened name for the World's Fair: Columbian Exposition, also known as the Chicago World's Fair and Chicago Columbian Exposition) was a world's fair held in Chicago in 1893 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World in 1492.
WTIC-TV, virtual channel 61 (UHF digital channel 31), is a television station licensed to Hartford, Connecticut and is the Fox affiliate for the Hartford–New Haven, Connecticut television market.
WTNH, virtual channel 8 (VHF digital channel 10), is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to New Haven, Connecticut, United States and serving the Hartford–New Haven television market.
WVIT, virtual channel 30 (UHF digital channel 35), branded on-air as NBC Connecticut or NBC CT, is an NBC owned-and-operated television station licensed to New Britain, Connecticut and serving the Hartford–New Haven television market.
Xfinity Theatre (originally known as the Meadows Music Theatre) is an outdoor/indoor amphitheatre located in Hartford, Connecticut, owned by Live Nation.
The XL Center (originally known as the Hartford Civic Center) is a multi-purpose arena and convention center located in downtown Hartford, Connecticut.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.
The 1938 New England Hurricane (also referred to as the Great New England Hurricane, Long Island Express, and Yankee Clipper) was one of the deadliest and most destructive tropical cyclones to strike Long Island, New York and New England.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
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