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Keimani Q Delpeche
CHS Buzz Exhibits Latest News August 19, 2015

A spectacular exhibit. An enduring partnership.

By Lynne Williamson and Jody Blankenship In June, the Connecticut Cultural Heritage Arts Program (CHAP) became a part of the Connecticut Historical Society. Originally developed by and based at the Institute for Community Research in Hartford since 1991, CHAP is a wonderful program that works with communities across the state to document and share all…
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Broadside Detail
CHS Buzz August 11, 2015

The first documented mass murder-suicide in North America? Wethersfield, Connecticut, 1782

By Barbara Austen What goes through the minds of those who murder groups of people, often our youngest and most vulnerable, for no apparent reason? While these horrible actions continue to haunt our nation, they are not new in our history. Did you know that the first documented mass murder-suicide in North America occurred in…
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News / Press Releases

Ashley Francis
August, 2015

Mas: Costumes from Hartford’s West Indian Community opens August 27 at CHS

Exhibit to display spectacular Carnival costumes made by Hartford teens in summer program. [HARTFORD, Conn., August 12] – In its first collaboration with the Connecticut Cultural Heritage Arts Program (CHAP), on August 27 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. the Connecticut Historical Society (CHS), 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, will open “Mas: Costumes from Hartford’s West Indian…
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