Tag Archives: Eli Whitney Blake

Crushing It

A print on a wall at the bottom of a staircase. An antique rifle kept racked behind glass. A milling machine thought to be the oldest in America. A plaque hanging inside a white-slatted house. An interior wall that looks …

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Tough Love Letters

Letter from Eli Whitney to Eli Whitney Blake - November 15, 1811

You must write to me often. It will not be in my power to write you very frequently; but you must write to me as often as once a month by mail, whether I write to you or not. Do

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Whalley, Goffe and Dixwell intersection

History is written in the streets of New Haven.

There’s Ella T. Grasso Boulevard, named after Connecticut’s first female governor who, in 1975, was also the country’s first female…

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