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Silkworm on a mulberry tree

Connecticut’s Great Mulberry Mania of the 1830s

Two hundred years ago, dreams of riches from silk thread sparked mulberry mania throughout Connecticut. Tens of thousands ...

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new england coffee houses

New England Coffee Houses: From Fad to Revolution to Fraud

Coffee probably first arrived in New England in 1614 when John Smith sailed up the coast on an ...

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6 New England Diners

The diner has a long and proud history in New England, from its roots outside of a Providence ...

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Paul Schill

Paul Schill Aims for the Skies in his Gull Wing Aircraft

In 1908, Paul Schill notched a land speed record with his Fiat at the racing strip in Wildwood, ...

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