First Company Governor's Foot Guard Two Centuries Ago

This illustration of the First Company Governor's Foot Guard in front of Connecticut's Old State House, which graced the cover of the sheet music for the 1845 song "Foot Guard Quick Step," suggests the colorful ceremony that characterized Election Day in Hartford two centuries ago.
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( Connecticut Historical Society / November 28, 1996 )

This illustration of the First Company Governor's Foot Guard in front of Connecticut's Old State House, which graced the cover of the sheet music for the 1845 song "Foot Guard Quick Step," suggests the colorful ceremony that characterized Election Day in Hartford two centuries ago.

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