Historic Maps: Skill-Builder Activity

How can we use maps to learn about the past?

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Natural Disasters in Connecticut

What role does climate play in people’s lives?

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Life Along the Salmon Brook: A Connecticut Town in the Early Industrial Era

How did the Industrial Revolution change small towns in Connecticut/New England?

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1685 Dutch Map

Mapping the New World: Dutch Maps of the Colonies

How did the physical geography of New England affect how the colonies developed?

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Exploring Communities: Using Historic Maps to Learn about the Past

Why do our communities look the way they do today?

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The Iron Industry of Northwest Connecticut

Would there have been a thriving iron industry in Connecticut without the geological and geographical advantages of the northwest corner?

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Hartford: Then and Now

In what ways has Hartford, Connecticut, changed and/or stayed the same over time?

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