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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

“Drawn And Cornered: 35 Years Of Englehart Cartoons” to be featured October 23 – November 28 at the Connecticut Historical Society

[HARTFORD, Conn., October 11] – “I’m confident that the good nature of humans will eventually triumph over the dark side if we pay attention and are honest with each other,” says Hartford Courant editorial cartoonist Bob Englehart, whose visual commentaries on breaking news, politics and the human condition have been appearing on the pages of the…
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