Hidden History of Ridgefield, Connecticut By Jack Sanders Cover Image
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Time nearly erased many astounding tales and unexpected anecdotes from Ridgefield's history. Its colorful characters include a widow who built a landmark Manhattan hotel, her neighbor who invented one of the first "helicopters" and a CIA operative who helped one thousand Americans flee Saigon at the end of the Vietnam War. Lesser known are the stories of the Ridgefield artists who gave the world Superman and Lowly Worm and brought the Wild West to life. One local writer helped make Hawthorne famous, while another penned thousands of hymns still sung around the globe. Join retired newspaper editor Jack Sanders as he uncovers nearly forgotten people and moments of Ridgefield's past.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781540202512
ISBN-10: 1540202518
Publisher: History Press Library Editions
Publication Date: August 10th, 2015
Pages: 146
Language: English