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The Merritt Parkway: The Road That Shaped a Region (Hardcover)

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Decorated with a breathtaking landscape and a treasured collection of diversely styled bridges, the Merritt Parkway runs thirty-seven and a half miles through Fairfield County. From its complicated beginnings to the present, authors Laurie Heiss and Jill Smyth navigate the hard-fought yet picturesque path of this beloved road. Meet the bridge artist, the landscapers, the politicians and the activists whose involvement in the Merritt transformed Fairfield County from farms and country estates to one of the wealthiest counties in the nation. With the dedication of preservationists and conservationists, the Merritt Parkway today remains both functional and beautiful, holding a unique place in the heart of Connecticut's drivers.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781540211149
ISBN-10: 1540211142
Publisher: History Press Library Editions
Publication Date: October 21st, 2014
Pages: 162
Language: English