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Crowd-Sourcing Connecticut’s Past

By Richard Tuchman, Chief Development Officer, Connecticut Historical Society At noon on Tuesday, May 19 the Connecticut Historical Society (CHS) opened its first crowd-sourced exhibition, Connecticut: 50 Objects/50 Stories, at its museum in Hartford. It will run until October 24. The objects in the new exhibit and online gallery bridge centuries, locations, ethnicities and cultures…
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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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Handmade Doeskin Wedding Dress

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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