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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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Collections Manuscripts 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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October, 2015

Connecticut Decorative Arts: A Presentation by Brock Jobe on October 7 at CHS

Early American furniture expert Brock Jobe to uncover history of 12 Connecticut-made pieces during October 15 talk at the Connecticut Historical Society [HARTFORD, Conn., October 7] – Nationally-respected furniture historian, curator, author and professor Brock Jobe will share his thoughts on 12 distinct pieces from the Connecticut Historical Society’s (CHS) furniture collection on Thursday, October 15 from…
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