National Geographic : 1943 Apr
Flow Onward, Connecticut! © National Geographic Society Kodachrome by B. Anthony Stewart Beside the Venerable Connecticut, a New Generation Gathers Goldenrod Here the river passes East Thetford, Vermont-one stretch of its 400-odd miles of rapids, oxbow turns, and tidewater. From wilderness to lovely village, to smoking city, it nourishes a cross section of New England. Indians canoed it; early settlers made it their road. Flood and hurricane have not dismayed it.