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Morton F. Plant and the Connecticut Shoreline : Philanthropy in the Gilded Age (Paperback) (Gail B.

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Gilded Age financier Morton F. Plant inherited his father’s transportation empire determined to improve his community. A dreamer eager to invest in innovative technology and grass-roots community causes alike, Plant’s influence ran deep on the Connecticut shoreline prior to World War I, and his legacy remains prominent. Plant’s summer mansion, Branford House, is one of southeastern Connecticut’s iconic landmarks. He was instrumental in founding the prestigious Connecticut College. And the Shennecossett Golf Club he developed as part of his summer resort is a popular public course. Gail Braccidiferro MacDonald brings to life this important figure in Connecticut history and demonstrates his long-reaching impact.
Number of Pages: 127
Genre: History, Photography, Social Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Pub
Author: Gail B. MacDonald
Language: English
Street Date: August 7, 2017
TCIN: 52814436
UPC: 9781467119832
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-1612
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