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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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News / Press Releases

Connecticut Kids: Your Objects, Your Stories
March, 2015

Connecticut Historical Society encourages state’s youth to submit objects that represent their Connecticut experiences

Kids will share their stories during a June 6 family event at CHS. Hartford, Conn., March 4, 2015 – While adults’ Connecticut experience may be represented by a family heirloom, a community symbol or a meaningful document, product or photo, kids have their own great ideas of what makes our state special. As part of…
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