The Merritt Parkway construction in Connecticut began in the mid 1930s. The new parkway relieved traffic on a more heavily traveled road that was once a major mail route through the state. These photos show the history of this popular scenic byway in our state.

Have you ever seen these photos of the Merritt Parkway construction? If you enjoy browsing old photos from our state, take a peek at these photographs from the late 1800s and early 1900s.

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