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.
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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