The story of Hartford is, in many ways, the story of America. The city has grown from being the center of an agrarian society to a hub of invention to an industrial center to a fading urban center still trying to find its way in a post-industrial world. We'll recall the people, places and companies that have defined Hartford. CAPTION: Samuel Colt was born in Hartford in 1814.
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