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Connecticut State Bird: American Robin
Top Five Facts
1. ) Bridgeport, Connecticut was founded by P.T. Barnum, the famous owner of the Barnum and Bailey Circus.
2. ) Eli Whitney, a Yale graduate, invented the cotton gin in New Haven in 1792, which would become one of the most important inventions in American history.
3. ) Bristol, Connecticut is home to the world heaquarters of ESPN.
4. ) Stamford, Connecticut is the home to the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) world Headquarters
5. ) Hartford, Connecticut is known as the Insurance Capital of the World.
Nathan Hale Postage Stamp
Selected Connecticut Video
Nathan Hale and the Nathan Hale Homestead