Upcoming Events

From Hula Hoops to High Fashion: G. Fox in the 1950s

Saturday, May 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Mansfield Public Library

In the 1950s, just about every major city had a landmark department store. In Connecticut, it was G. Fox & Co in Hartford! This presentation will bring you back in time to Fox’s heyday as we go from floor to floor and recall departments ranging from accessories on the “street” floor, to designer dresses on 6, and ending at Toyland on 11. You’ll also learn about Beatrice Fox Auerbach, the remarkable woman who made every visit to Fox’s so enjoyable…

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Speak Up at CHS: 8 Stories/8 Objects

Friday, June 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Connecticut Historical Society

Great local storytellers share stories about objects that changed their lives.

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Speak Up at CHS: All-Day Storytelling Workshop

Saturday, June 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | Connecticut Historical Society

Learn how to tell riveting stories on stage or around your dinner table with Matt Dicks, 16 time Moth StorySLAM and GrandSLAM champion.

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Free First Saturday

Saturday, June 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | Connecticut Historical Society

Free admission to the museum galleries all day. Please note that free admission does not include the Waterman Research Center.

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Free Kids Tours of Connecticut: 50 Objects / 50 Stories

Saturday, June 6 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am | Connecticut Historical Society

Explore our new exhibit Connecticut: 50 Objects/50 Stories with an educator-led tour designed especially for kids!

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Free Kids Tours of Connecticut: 50 Objects / 50 Stories

Saturday, June 6 @ 2:15 pm - 2:45 pm | Connecticut Historical Society

Explore our new exhibit Connecticut: 50 Objects/50 Stories with an educator-led tour designed especially for kids!

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Free Kids Tours of Connecticut: 50 Objects / 50 Stories

Saturday, June 6 @ 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm | Connecticut Historical Society

Explore our new exhibit Connecticut: 50 Objects/50 Stories with an educator-led tour designed especially for kids!

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Do you know who your ancestors are? An introduction to Genealogy

Sunday, October 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Lebanon Historical Society

It’s 2015… Do you know where your ancestors are? Introduction to Genealogy is for beginning genealogists as well as for those who need to brush up on their research skills.  Topics covered include: • How to get started with family genealogy • Best genealogical research practices • Types of genealogical sources • Electronic websites available to the genealogist • Tips and tricks for getting over that “brick wall” • Collecting and preserving your family history Join Carol R. Whitmer, professional…

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