Situated along the scenic Connecticut River, East Hartford was once part of the city of Hartford until the town successfully separated from the city in 1783, after numerous petitions before the general assembly. East Hartford s rich, fertile soil encouraged farmers to harvest every available acre, and tobacco grew as their main crop. As America embraced the Industrial Revolution, so did East Hartford, and it became a bustling railroad center. During the 20th century, America s fascination with aviation blossomed here with ...

East Hartford 2009, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531642808


East Hartford 2009, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738565378

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