upcoming events

rebuilding Hartford 300 x 150
Public Guided Tour
Town: Hartford
Saturday, November 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Saturdays November and December
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From Hula Hoops to High Fashion: G. Fox in the 1950s
Town: Durham
Monday, December 1 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Inside the CHS

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Collections November 25, 2014

Home for Thanksgiving

Like many people, I always used to drive home for Thanksgiving. Home was always Connecticut, even when I lived in Massachusetts or New Jersey or New York.

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Collections November 20, 2014

Shine your shoes!

When was the last time you saw a bootblack—or shoe shiner—anywhere?

News / Press Releases

Open Studio Hartford come to CHS on November 15-16
October, 2014

Open Studio Hartford 2014 at Connecticut Historical Society

On November 15-16, 2014, the Connecticut Historical Society (CHS) will host Open Studio Hartford as part of the 25th annual city-wide tour and will feature over a dozen artists and crafters from the West End.