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View from Travelers Tower


Scope and Content

Multiple photographs mounted together to form a panorama of the view south from Travelers Tower. The Connecticut River and Charter Oak Bridge are to the east. In the foreground are gas company tanks.Main Street runs south in the center of the display. Noticeable buildings on the west side of Main Street include Center Baptist Church, the Linden building, and South Church. Toward the west is the Connecticut Mutual Life building on the Elm Street side of Bushnell Park. The State Capitol is the farthest building visible to the west.


  • 1960

Access Restrictions

The photographs are stored in a restricted area and therefore may not be available on a same-day basis.


From the Collection: 37 Photographic Prints

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the Hartford History Center Repository

Hartford History Center
Hartford Public Library
500 Main St
Hartford CT 06103 USA