Monday, November 24, 2014

Connecticut


Connecticut is a small state on the east coast of the US.
It is the third smallest state.
The state name comes from a Native American word meaning The Long Tidal River.

It has a few nicknames: The Constitution State, The Nutmeg State, The Provisions State, The Land of Steady Habits.

It's state motto is: Qui transtulit sustinet.
which means He who transplanted sustains.

(from: wikipedia - connecticut)

The flag of Connecticut has the state motto, and three grape vines, for the people who came over from Europe to live here in America.

(from: wikipedia - flag of connecticut)

The seal of Connecticut has the state motto, and grape vines just like the flag, and also the words: sigillum reipublicæ connecticutensis which means Seal of the State of Connecticut.

(from: wikipedia - seal of connecticut)

Connecticut has 21 lighthouses in the state, 14 are still active.
The oldest and tallest lighthouse is New London Harbor Light, built in 1760.

(from: wikipedia - new london harbor light)

The 43rd president of the US George Bush was born in Connecticut.

(from: wikipedia - george w. bush)

The Connecticut River is the longest river in the northeast part of the US that is sometimes called New England.

(from: wikipedia - connecticut river)


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