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Connecticut State Nickname:

Signing of the Constitution - click to see all state nicknames
Howard Chandler Christy's famous painting: Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States. George Washington, who presided over the convention, is the figure standing on the dais. The other central figures of the portrait are Alexander Hamilton, Benjamin Franklin and James Madison (public domain image - Wikipedia). See All State Nicknames.

"The Constitution State"

Connecticut was officially nicknamed The Constitution State by the Connecticut General Assembly in 1959. It is believed that ideas for the writing of the Constitution of the United States were drawn from the first constitution of Connecticut ("The Fundamental Orders" of 1638-39).

Connecticut map - click to see all state nicknames
Connecticut Geology & Topography from USGS. See All State Nicknames.
Connecticut USA - click to see all state nicknames
Connecticut USA. See All State Nicknames.
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