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July 2014

State Park Fees Waived for July 26 and July 27

State Parks Centennial CelebrationConnecticut State Park Fees will be waived this Saturday, July 26, 2014 and this Sunday, July 27, 2014. Fees for campgrounds are excluded. There are 107 state parks in Connecticut.

For more information, check out the announcement by Governor Malloy.

Free State Parks Weekend July 26 and July 27, 2014

Top Ten Places to Go

You can check out the book

"A shared landscape: a guide and history of Connecticut's State Parks

& Forests" by Joseph Leary from our library or place a hold online.

 

 

Jane Austen died on 18 July, 1817

So Jane: Crafts and Recipes for an Austen-Inspired LifeJane Austen died on 18 July 1817 in Winchester, England. She was 41 years old. Jane Austen is considered to be one of England's greatest authors.

A news article published in November 2011 revealed that Jane Austen might have died of arsenic poisoning. Arsenic was a common ingredient in medicines of the time.

Follow our pinterest board ALL THINGS JANE AUSTEN

- See more at: http://www.hamdenlibrary.org/node/505#sthash.NbOh1BXj.dpuf

A news article published in November 2011 revealed that Jane Austen might have died of arsenic poisoning. Arsenic was a common ingredient in medicines of the time.

Follow our pinterest board ALL THINGS JANE AUSTEN

- See more at: http://www.hamdenlibrary.org/node/505#sthash.NbOh1BXj.dpuf

The British Library has put together a website with information on Jane Austen. This website includes links to digitized manuscripts, and pictures of objects once owned by Jane Austen.

You can also visit our pinterest board ALL THINGS JANE AUSTEN. New items are added frequently.

If you would like to put a hold on the book "So Jane: Crafts and Recipes for an Austen-Inspired Life", you can also click on the image of the bookcover.