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Connecticut Facts and Trivia #5

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Mortgage and Lending with National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro

Connecticut Facts and Trivia #5

 

Here are 10 more fun facts about CT:

  • Wallingford has earned a worldwide reputation for the production of silverware.
     
  • The first expert in the treatment of Asiatic cholera was Dr. Henry Bronson in 1832. He was a professor at Yale Medical School.
     
  • The first golf tournament in Connecticut for women only was held in Waterbury on June 12, 1917.
     
  • West Hartford is the birthplace of Noah Webster, the author of the first dictionary published in 1807.
     
  • Although West Haven is Connecticut's youngest city, being incorporated in 1972, it is a community that dates back over 360 years, making it one of the oldest settlements in the country.
     
  • PEZ® Candy is made in the city of Orange.
     
  • Thomas Sanford made the first friction matches in Beacon Falls in 1834.
     
  • Some of the world's most famous cloth is woven in the Stafford textile mills.
     
  • The town of Washington was incorporated in 1779, being named in honor of General George Washington.
     
  • Hartford has remained the capital city of Connecticut since 1875.
  • :)

    Matt Listro

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    So it's Orange, Connecticut's fault, huh. That certainly explains a lot -- LOL.

    Apr 17, 2009 07:29 PM
    Matt Listro
    National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro - Vernon, CT
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    Hi Russel: I know I love those things.  I just got a race car pez dispenser for Easter.  It's a little model car that when you push a button on the hood a PEZ pops out like a hood ornament!

    :)

    Apr 18, 2009 08:18 AM