Abolitionist John Brown (1800–59), abolitionist/author Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811–96), US President George W Bush (1946–), circus man PT Barnum (1810–91), actress Katharine Hepburn (1907–2003)
Hartford to New Haven 40 miles, Hartford to Providence 75 miles
Starting the US insurance biz, building the first nuclear submarine, and as site of the first Amistad trial.
The first written constitution in the US; the first lollipop, Frisbee and helicopter.
Constitution State, Nutmeg State
Quirkiest State Song Lyrics
Yankee Doodle, which entwines patriotism with doodles, feathers and macaroni