Discover the history of Connecticut through rare historical full-color maps. Combining fifty rare, beautiful, and diverse maps of the Nutmeg State from the Library of Congress collections, as well as a foreword by Vincent Virga, informative captions and essays on state history, this book is a collectible for cartography buffs and a celebration of Connecticut for residents, former residents, and visitors.
Vincent Virga has been called, "America's foremost picture editor." He is the coauthor of Eyes of the Nation and the author of Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations, produced in cooperation with the Library of Congress. Virga splits his days between his native New York City and County Mayo, Ireland.
Diana Ross McCain has written about Connecticut’s past for more than 25 years and holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in history. A frequent contributor to Early American Life and Connecticut magazines, and The Hartford Courant, McCain wrote the award-winning publication To All on Equal Terms, the story of Connecticut’s official state heroine, Prudence Crandall. A native of Ohio, McCain has called Durham, Connecticut her home for the past thirty years.