So I gave up the idea of a circus, and concluded he was from an asylum. But we never came to an asylum–so I was up a stump, as you may say. I asked him how far we were from Hartford. He said he had never heard of the place; which I took to be […]
Entries Tagged as 'Mark Twain'
November 16th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport
September 30th, 2011 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
On Monday the state’s largest city celebrates its 175th birthday. From MARK TWAIN, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, 1889.
December 8th, 2010 · No Comments · News and Events
From the Barnum Museum: The Barnum Museum People’s United Bank Gallery is now decorated with a large, glorious Victorian Christmas tree in celebration of the holidays and the Celebrate the Season talks being presented again this year. The holiday displays will be up during regular museum hours at The Barnum Museum through January 9, 2010.