Saturday, October 18, 2014

Hartford Courant: The Lasting Legacy of Charles Hopkins Clark

But Clark's greatest gift to Hartford was his editorial campaign to create a chain of parks ringing the city, a civic crusade reminiscent of The Courant's mid-century push to create Bushnell Park. With Clark's far-reaching voice, he championed the efforts of the Rev. Francis Goodwin, the city's parks commissioner and descendant of an early Courant owner, who suggested the idea.

Full story in the Hartford Courant, here