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The Legend of Casey Jones: A Fearless Engineer

Jonathan Luther “John” “Casey” Jones was an aspiring railroad engineer who lived during the latter half of the 19th century. He realized his goal largely due to a yellow fever epidemic that struck many train crews in 1887. The unfortunate deaths provided unexpected […]

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The Breathtaking Migration of Swallows… Here in CT!

Each fall, hundreds of thousands of tree swallows migrate from the Connecticut area to the Carolinas and Gulf Coast. According to the Connecticut Audubon Society, the Connecticut River is one of the best places to see this amazing activity. Tree […]

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