Author: dagnyeason

11 Mar Connecticuts Historical Facts

1639 -- first constitution adopted, establishing representative government 1656 -- first municipal public library in America, a bequest to the "towne of New Haven" 1670 -- first survey for the first turnpike in America, between Norwich and New London 1729 -- first medical diploma, granted by Yale University 1764...

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26 Feb The Indians of Connecticut

As Indian legends tell it, and as anthropologists theorize, a great Indian migration from the west began in the l5th century. There appears to be conflicting information concerning the origination of the tribes of Connecticut due to the lack of good records on the subject. The...

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18 Feb History of Long Island Sound

History Pre-colonial Perhaps as many as 10,000-15,000 Indians live near Long Island Sound, harvesting bountiful fish and game along the shore and in interior forests.* Colonial In 1614, Dutch explorer Adriaen Block completes his final expedition to the Sound. Block, the first European to sail the entire Sound, opens...

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01 Feb 100+ of School Jobs in the Wilton Connecticut Area

New year, new job. Check out hundreds of jobs in education in Wilton and surrounding towns. Here are the latest job openings in your area. Town of Bethel Athletics/Activities (2) Cafeteria (1) Elementary School Teaching (1) High School Teaching (2) Maintenance/Custodial (1) Student Support Services (4) Substitute (4) Tutors (1) Town of Brookfield Coach (3) Elementary School Teaching...

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