National Geographic : 1938 Sep
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE FROM HIGH BUSHNELL PARK THE CAPITOL OVERLOOKS HARTFORD Different from the Old State House near by, designed by Charles Bulfinch, this structure of Connecticut marble is enhanced by its setting. The J. B. Corning Memorial Fountain (right) has four Indian maidens supporting the stag-crowned upper basin and four braves crouched about the lower. © National Geographic Society Finlay Photographs by uis Marden (LOW\ING COALS WERE CARRIED IN TilHE WARMING PAN TO HEAT I*E)S When fireplaces in the Whitman House at Farmington were the only sources of warmth, sleeping rooms were frigid. The housewife took the chill off the sheets by thrusting a portable heater between them. Ances tors of former Governor Charles S. Whitman of New York owned this house two centuries ago (Plate VII).