"From this superb and sightly spot, in clear weather, the mountains west of Hartford, 37 miles distant to the northward, may be seen and the Long Island hills 25 miles southward are visible, giving from point to point a prospect of between 50 or 60 miles with the naked eye. Here on this hill in Indian times was the fire place of the Quinnipiac Indians, from which they sent up great clouds of smoke to attract to their harbor the early Dutch traders, and here also was their Palisade Fort and northward their burying ground."
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New Haven Architecture — Fall / Winter, 2019
Personally Conducted History Tour of New Haven
The tour begins at the corner of College Street and Chapel Street, in New Haven, Conn, where the Yale undergraduates (all male, until 1969) long spun tops in so-called displays of dominance... "The old Yale Fence stood here. 1837 - 1888." Later, Osborn Hall, 1888 - 1926. Now, Bingham Hall, the building on which this… Continue reading Personally Conducted History Tour of New Haven