An ongoing investigation into the history of the plot of land at 1032 Chapel Street, in the city of New Haven, Connecticut. First planted in 1638, home to Roger Sherman, an Opera House, and the Union League Club, this plot contains the roots of the United States of America. Welcome to the Hyperion: stories from a vanished theatre.
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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