An ongoing historical investigation into the plot of land at approximately 1032 Chapel Street, New Haven, Connecticut. Planted by Puritans in 1638, it has been home to Roger Sherman, an opera house, and the city's Union League Club — its soil contains the roots of the United States of America.
New Haven’s Cultural Offerings Make The City An Attractive Destination, by Christopher Capozziello
-Images courtesy of Getty Images, “New Haven’s Cultural Offerings Make The City An Attractive Destination,” photos by Christopher Capozziello, April 16, 2008. (top) “Trees bloom on the campus of Yale University April 16, 2008 in New Haven, Connecticut. New Haven boasts many educational and cultural offerings that attract visitors to the city.” -Image courtesy of Getty Images, Christopher Capozziello, 2008
Roger Sherman, also of Connecticut, was known to have given one of the shortest speeches in history at a bridge dedication ceremony when he said, "I think it will hold up all right," while testing the strength of the bridge with one foot.
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