Praise for Consummate Connecticut
("Consummate Connecticut")....is like having a native with you, guiding you and showing you the real personality of the Constiution State," Brenda Potter Reynolds, BellaOnline New England Travel Editor.
"...In four hundred years of recorded history, Connecticut is a state of many facets, large and small, and it's a pleasure to see them displayed in a manner that makes you want to explore them all over again - or discover them for the first time." Newsday (NY)Verne Gay.
"....Stacy is a gifted writer....Her enthusiasm for her subject matter, as evidenced by her mind-bogglingly detailed and spot on book is contagious," Betty Cordellos, ConneCTions Tours.
"Dubbed the "A Prairie Home Companion"for the Northeast.
Excerpt from First Mother
Town: WINDSOR: Read
Excerpt from Third Mother
Town: HARTFORD Read
Excerpt from Day-Tripper's
Bonanza: ESSEX/CENTERBROOK/IVORYTON Read
Chapter headings include:
Slice-of-Peach Pie: Brooklyn
Rising Starfish of the Seas: New London
Example of trivia questions:
What Connecticut town became the biggest onion supplier to U.S. Army troops during the Civil War?
What Connecticut town is known for attracting an eclectic blend of immigrants, Hollywood celebrities and homeless men once known as "tramps?"
(THE ANSWERS APPEAR IN THE BOOK!)