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CHS President Bichop Nawrot
CHS Buzz Latest News May 22, 2015

Welcome, Bichop Nawrot, Larry Mowell and Don Williams!

By Jody Blankenship, CHS Executive Director We’re pleased to welcome Bichop Nawrot as the CHS’s recently-elected president of the board. Bichop has served on our board for a decade, much of that time as treasurer and chair of the Finance Committee. He also worked on the strategic Planning Committee and the Executive Director Hiring Committee….
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CHS Buzz Latest News May 21, 2015

Recognizing CHS volunteers: A huge thank you to our outgoing president and board members

By Jody Blankenship, CHS Executive Director On behalf of the Connecticut Historical Society’s board and staff, I want to thank three individuals who will be leaving or taking a new position on the Board of Trustees, Lynn Szwaja, Chief Charles Teale and Paul Beach. Lynn Szwaja is completing her second term as a CHS trustee….
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Handmade Doeskin Wedding Dress
May, 2015

Connecticut: 50 Objects/50 Stories exhibit opened at the Connecticut Historical Society

Hartford, Conn, May 19, 2015 – A 1798 map of Connecticut’s Western Reserve, which extended to Ohio. A brass button display. A lithograph of P.T. Barnum’s life. A textile union charter. A vintage radio and headphones. A fedora hat. A tobacco sewing machine. A coffee grinder. A missile warhead. A handmade Native American white doeskin…
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