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The state animal of Connecticut is the sperm whale, as of 2014. The sperm whale was declared the official animal of the state in 1975 by the Connecticut General Assembly. More »

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Some important Connecticut governors were Jonathan Trumbull, Roger Sherman Baldwin, Marshall Jewell, Hiram Bingham III and Ella T. Grasso. George McLean and Wilbur A. Cross were other notable Connecticut governors. More »

The state flower of Connecticut is the mountain laurel. The blossoms of pink, red and white typically bloom in spring and dark green foliage remains on the plant year round. The mountain laurel is native to the eastern r... More »

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Connecticut lies in the northeastern United States, as a New England state. Its border states include Massachusetts to the north, Rhode Island to the east, the Atlantic to the south and New York to the west. The southern... More »

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Connecticut was one of the 13 original British colonies in North America and was the place where the first colonial constitution was adopted. The state is more recently famous for being the home of Yale University, many ... More »

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The Geography of colonial Connecticut was characterized by heavily wooded areas and rocky soil that was not suitable for farming. The colony also bordered the Atlantic Ocean in the south, which facilitated healthy fishin... More »

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Colonial Connecticut was located in New England, the coldest part of the 13 Colonies. Winters were long, with about 20 inches of snow near the coast and 50-60 inches in the northern mountains. However, summers were mild ... More »

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