Word that Coltsville in Hartford is becoming a national historic park was met with cheers, congratulations and a little bit of confusion. What does it all mean? We’ll get answers this Sunday from the man who spearheaded the effort in Washington, Congressman John Larson.
Larson worked for 16 years on the project, along with a big cast. During a taping of Face the State set to air Sunday, Larson explained the what, where, when and how of how the park will come to be. We’ll talk a timetable and more on his idea to lower Interstate 91 that runs along the armory, cutting it off from the Connecticut River. Tune in this Sunday at 11 for Face the State, only on Channel 3.
By the way, Kara and I are longtime admirers of the Colt Armory and all things historic in Hartford and Connecticut. When we lived in a 19th century brownstone downtown years ago, we painted one of the bedrooms in a Colt dome theme.
Read more about our old home sweet home right here: https://dennishouse.tv/2010/06/24/bye-bye-home-sweet-home/