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 Connecticutas drivers.Car of the Decade: Toyota Prius hybrid Song on the Car Radio or iPod: aEmpire State of Minda by Alicia Keys and JayZ ... Whilethe Super7 project and its connection to the Merritt had been shut down by Emil Frankelin the early a#39;90s, along withanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Merritt Parkway|
|Author||:||Laurie Heiss, Jill Smyth|
|Publisher||:||The History Press - 2014-10-21|