What is Connecticut famous for?
Connecticut is known for:
Yale, Wesleyan, Trinity
College prep schools: Choate Rosemary, Groton School, Kingswood Oxford, Miss Porters, Cheshire Academy
3rd smallest state, only bigger than Rhode Island and Delaware in area.
Connecticut Sun WNBA team
Origin of Supreme Court case Griswold v Connecticut
Home to ESPN, Stanley tools, Electric Boat, and Pratt & Whitney
UConn Huskies basketball champs
2nd state to legalize same-sex marriage
Insurance capitol of the World
Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun Casinos
Birthplace of George HW Bush
Home of Martha Stewart, Paul Newman, Richard Belzer, Kevin Bacon, Glenn Close, Bette Davis, Seth MacFarlane, Christopher Walken, PT Barnum, Samuel Colt, JP MOrgan, Eli Whitney, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Anne Coulter, Joan Rivers, Benedict Arnold, Nathan Hale, 50 Cent, Marian Anderson, Meatloaf, Mark McGrath, Amy Saliers
Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, by Mark Twain
Anywhere Else but Here, by Bruce Clements
Ice Storm (movie)
Mystic Pizza (movie)
Gilmore Girls (tv show)
Judging Amy (tv show)
William Kennedy Smith trial, impeachment of Governor John G Rowland, the Cheshire home invasion/Petit family murders
The Connecticut River, Long Island Sound, and The Last Green Valley (Swathe of green visible from space, uniquely unlit), Block Island
and, supposedly, Election Cake.
What is the name of the famous university that was founded in 1701 in Killingsworth Connecticut and first called Collegiate School and then moved to New Haven Connecticut?
There are 60 National Historic Landmarks in Connecticut, among which are the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford; the Mark Twain House in Hartford (home of Mark Twain from 1871 to 1891); the Birthplace of Noah Webster (American lexicographer) in West Hartford; Connecticut Hall (oldest building at Yale University) in New Haven; and First Church of Christ (church of the Amistad freed slaves) in Farmington. Some of the landmarks for Connecticut are: Museums, skyscrapers, lighthouses, some…
Connecticut is famous for the first hamburger, One day in the year 1900 a man dashed into a small New Haven luncheonette and asked for a quick meal that he could eat on the run. Louis Lassen, the establishment's owner, hurriedly sandwiched a broiled beef patty between two slices of bread and sent the customer on his way, so the story goes, with America's first hamburger. That place is Loius Lunch. Another famous spice in…