Hamden: Tales from the Sleeping Giant

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Sail into New Haven Harbor and trek toward the beautiful form of the Sleeping Giant to discover Hamden, a picturesque gem nestled in the rolling hills of Connecticut. Witness the birth of the ?Industrial Revolution with the building of Eli Whitney's famous factory, wander past the buried cars in the Ghost Lot of Hamden Plaza and hear the tale of the courageous Hamden soldiers who fought in the Civil War. Journey with Eric D. Lehman as he uncovers the hidden stories of this fascinating Connecticut town, from its humble Puritan beginnings to its modern-day splendor.
ISBN: 9781596298354
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Connecticut
Series: American Chronicles
Images: 48
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Eric D. Lehman teaches literature and creative writing at the University of Bridgeport and is the president of the Bridgeport chapter of Phi Kappa Phi. His essays, reviews, poems and stories have been published in dozens of journals and magazines, and his previous book, Bridgeport: Tales from the Park City, was released in 2009 by The History Press. Travel writing is his passion, whether he is hiking the Inca Trail in Peru or fly-fishing the rivers of Connecticut. He lives in Hamden with his wife and two cats.
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