t Hartford’s glistening high-rise buildings seen from Founders Bridge
Coastal Connecticut was one of the first inhabited areas of New England, as it lay at the southern edge of the retreating glacial ice sheet. The most prominent coastal indigenous people at the time of European contact were the Pequot and the offshoot Mohegan. The powerful Pequots pushed back when the Plymouth colony tried to establish settlements on their land. However, the Pequot War (1634–38) ...