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Always Crave Cute - Vintage Illustration from "The Happy Rabbit" by Patricia Barton

Always Crave Cute - Vintage Illustration from "The Happy Rabbit" by Patricia Barton

In 1775 Governor Jonathan Trumbull recommended the building of a fortification at the port of New London to protect the seat of the government of Connecticut. Built on a rocky point of land near the mouth of the Thames River on Long Island Sound, the fort was completed in 1777 and named for Governor Trumbull, who served from 1769 to 1784. In 1781 during the American Revolutionary War, the fort was attacked and captured by British forces under the command of Benedict Arnold.[1]

In 1775 Governor Jonathan Trumbull recommended the building of a fortification at the port of New London to protect the seat of the government of Connecticut. Built on a rocky point of land near the mouth of the Thames River on Long Island Sound, the fort was completed in 1777 and named for Governor Trumbull, who served from 1769 to 1784. In 1781 during the American Revolutionary War, the fort was attacked and captured by British forces under the command of Benedict Arnold.[1]

Did you know Wild Rice is a Aboriginal and Native American Invention? Cultivated for thousands of years, this cereal grain was presented to Westerners and as sign of friendship during their first encounters. #NativeFacts | Chippewa Women Gathering Wild Rice, Seth Eastman, c.1857

Did you know Wild Rice is a Aboriginal and Native American Invention? Cultivated for thousands of years, this cereal grain was presented to Westerners and as sign of friendship during their first encounters. #NativeFacts | Chippewa Women Gathering Wild Rice, Seth Eastman, c.1857

The Night Before Christmas - Illustrated by Rene Cloke - Vintage Book

The Night Before Christmas - Illustrated by Rene Cloke - Vintage Book

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The Prairie Back of Fort Snelling  Painter: Seth Eastman (1808-1875)   Art Collection, Watercolor 1846-1848   Location no. AV1991.85.1   Negative no. 12699  Minnesota Historical Society

The Prairie Back of Fort Snelling Painter: Seth Eastman (1808-1875) Art Collection, Watercolor 1846-1848 Location no. AV1991.85.1 Negative no. 12699 Minnesota Historical Society

A view of the Hudson River Valley painted by Seth Eastman in 1834. Part of CAROLINE is set here, in an 18th century manor house.

A view of the Hudson River Valley painted by Seth Eastman in 1834. Part of CAROLINE is set here, in an 18th century manor house.

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