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50 Objects 50 Stories
Public Tour of Connecticut: 50 Objects/50 Stories
Town: Hartford
Saturday, November 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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The Connecticut Historical Society
Free First Saturday
Town: Hartford
Saturday, December 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Inside the CHS

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Exhibits 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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Broadside Detail
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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News / Press Releases

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November, 2015

December is family time at the Connecticut Historical Society

Hartford, Conn., November 23, 2015 – Make some traditional holiday poppers. Trace your family tree. Gather the year’s memories. Recapture the joy of childhood toys. Read a beloved story. And prepare for a lucky New Year. It’s all happening for children and families at the Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, in December. Family…
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