State Taps Into Immigrant Past To Promote Tourism

Get Business Mobile Text AlertsHARTFORD — More than a century after waves of Europe's working class left for jobs in New England mills and other prospects in the U.S., their homes, communities and traditions are providing fresh opportunities to promote tourism in Connecticut.

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