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Fun Fact #8

In the 1980s, Historic Route 1 had a comic book named for it, titled US 1. The comic book lasted 12 issues.

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A short drive from New York, New Jersey, and Boston, Connecticut blends high culture to stimulate the mind and scenic landscapes to relax the soul.

Historic Route 1 travels through the heart of New Haven — home to Yale University, among the world's preeminent learning institutions. Walk the halls of Yale's art gallery, featuring masterpieces by Van Gogh, Manet, and Picasso. Outside the university, the city of New Haven lures shoppers, foodies, and culture vultures. Catch a play at the Shubert Performing Arts Center, where "South Pacific" and "My Fair Lady" first premiered. You might see theater history in the making. Step aboard the Amistad, the slave ship that inspired the movie, and learn about this painful chapter in American history.

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