Tag Archives: Civil War

Equal Terms

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On January 29, 1864, a “large, well-formed and dignified man” stepped onto a “sort of rude balcony” at Grape Vine Point, where the Mill River meets the Quinnipiac. …

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Name-Calling

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We’re called Daily Nutmeg because, each weekday, we highlight good and interesting things in our corner of the Nutmeg State. But the explanation behind “Nutmeg State” isn’t as clear. …

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Of This Land

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

“Why grapevines?” you may ask, given all the native species that might seem better suited. The perfunctory reply: “Because that’s how it’s …

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Of This Land

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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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