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Of This Land

The Connecticut State Seal has three planted grape vines on it, each one bearing a trio of purple bunches. …

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Of This Land

29th Colored Regiment Monument in New Haven

The Connecticut State Seal has three cultivated grape vines on it, each one holding a trio of juicy purple bunches.

“Why grape vines?” you ask, over all the native flora that might seem better suited for the honor. One answer …

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