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How Connecticut Colony Was Founded

Colony of Connecticut ... British colony ...1636–1776 The Connecticut Colony or Colony of Connecticut was an English colony located in British America that became the U.S. state of Connecticut. Originally known as the River Colony, it was organized on March 3, 1636 as a haven for Puritan noblemen.

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ART REVIEW; A Connecticut Colony That Radiated Sunshine

ART REVIEW; A Connecticut Colony That Radiated Sunshine - The New York Times

Detail from a facsimile printed in The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut, 1934 - Connecticut State Library. The Fundamental Orders, inspired by Thomas Hooker’s sermon of May 31, 1638, provided the framework for the government of Connecticut colony from 1639 to 1662.