Isle of Safety Commemorative Exhibits

  • Organization Name:
    Connecticut Electric Railway Association

  • Organization City:
    East Windsor

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  • Grant Summary:

    The project will commemorate the iconic “Isle of Safety” located at State House Square from 1913 to 1976 sheltering thousands of commuters who rode the trolleys, and later, buses. Funding will be used to install two commemorative permanent outdoor pictorial exhibits: one in the courtyard of the Old State House just thirty feet from where the Isle of Safety was originally located and the other at the Trolley Museum in East Windsor.

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