Connecticut River Ferries

April 9, 2018|
Connecticut River Ferries by Wick Griswold
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This is a the tale of America''s oldest continually running ferry service and incldues stories of the people who passed through its doors.

America''s oldest continuously operating ferry service began running between Rocky Hill and Glastonbury in 1655. More than one hundred have operated on the river since the seventeenth century. The stories of the captains, crews and passengers define the history and personality of the region. Learn how Captain Ham Sandwich got his name. Discover the bond between Katharine Hepburn and a real ferry queen, Cathey LaBonte. Authors Wick Griswold and Stephen Jones detail the history of these charming anachronisms and why they are still afloat today.

Title:Connecticut River Ferries
Product dimensions:160 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.31 in
Shipping dimensions:160 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.31 in
Published:April 9, 2018
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781467138079

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