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Robert Gregson
CHS Buzz Latest News February 23, 2015

CT Historical Society and TheaterWorks Building Arts & Culture in Downtown Hartford

Hartford, Conn., February 19, 2015: Continuing in its effort to bring the resources of its museum into the community, the Connecticut Historical Society has partnered with TheaterWorks to present a satellite exhibit that visually explores the presence of arts and culture organizations in downtown Hartford with an emphasis on how they were affected by urban…
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e President Abraham Lincoln’s Flag
Collections February 12, 2015

A National Treasure Rediscovered

The Connecticut Historical Society’s (CHS) “Lincoln Flag, was one of five flags used to decorate President Abraham Lincoln’s box at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D. C. the night he was assassinated, April 14, 1865. Two of the flags present that fateful night were borrowed from the Treasury Guard, a unit formed to defend the nation’s…
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Amistad and Beyond
February, 2015

Connecticut Historical Society will host Behind-the-Scenes Tours: Amistad and Beyond

Hartford Conn., February 17, 2015 – Explore African-American history through the artifacts and manuscripts that tell the story of the Amistad, Connecticut abolitionists, and their long fight for civil rights. The Connecticut Historical Society Amistad and Beyond behind-the-scenes tour will be held Saturday, February 21 at  11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Connecticut Historical Society,…
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