The Week of June 12, 1851

News in Connecticut, Stowe’s birthplace:

  • Weather remained unseasonably cool

National News:

  • Thousands rushed to Maine after gold was said to have been found.

International News:

  • Crowds continued to attend the Great Exhibition held in Hyde Park, London, England. The Exhibition was held in the Crystal Palace and displayed the works of various industries from all around the world.
  • In France, revolutionary violence broke out over possible changes to the Constitution.

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