April 13th, 2013

At 407 miles long, the Connecticut River is the longest river in the New England States. It begins in New Hampshire’s Fourth Connecticut Lake and flows southward to Long Island Sound. The Connecticut river is the Eastern border of Vermont, but it’s owned by New Hampshire.

The Connecticut River in Vermont is the descendant of Glacial Lake Hitchcock, which began to drain and break up into the Connecticut Lakes starting about 10,000 years ago. However, for a long time the Connecticut river was polluted. Now, it’s considered a Class B river, which means that people can fish and swim Read the rest of this entry »

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