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Charming Connecticut

Let’s learn more about the Provisions State! Enjoy our little collection of interesting facts about Connecticut!
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Charming Connecticut
  • Connecticut (or quinnitukqut) means “at the long tidal river” in Algonquian.
  • The world’s first nuclear-powered submarine was built in Connecticut in 1954.
  • The first settlers in the state were the Dutchmen.
  • Samuel Colt, the inventor of the revolver, was born in Connecticut. 


  • The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut served as a model for the U.S. Constitution. That’s why Connecticut is nicknamed the Constitution State.
  • The state has the highest personal income per capita in the USA ($70,000).

  • The Hartford Courant is the oldest continuously published newspaper in the USA. It is in print since 1764.
  • The first practical helicopter was invented in Connecticut in 1939. 

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