Monday, February 22nd, 2016 | Author: Mia
Mia is from CT, and Adelheid is in CT…so, let’s talk about Connecticut!
5 Totally Random Facts About CT
One: The state is named after the Connecticut River, a major U.S. river that approximately bisects the state. The word “Connecticut” is derived from various anglicized spellings of an Algonquian word for “long tidal river.”
Two: The USS Nautilus, the world’s first nuclear submarine, was launched from New London, Connecticut.
Three: Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut is among the largest in the United States.
Four: Established in 1764, ‘The Hartford Courant’ is the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States.
Five: Connecticut’s first settlers were Dutch.