Lunch and Learn: Of Skulls and Skeletons: Burial Practices and Battlefield Cleanup During the American War of Independence

Virtual

This summer we're looking back at the Revolutionary War with our exhibition Hamilton Heroes and Villains, in honor of the musical Hamilton's return to the Bushnell. Beyond the flashy costumes and musical drama, what was it really like to fight in the war? In this noontime talk, historian Robert A. Selig takes a look at one of the darkest sides of any battle: the clean-up.

Short Attention Span Literary Club

Virtual

Join us the first Wednesday of every month for conversation about a short story. This week’s selection is “Mrs. Manstey's View" by Edith Wharton.

Short Attention Span Literary Club

Virtual

Once per month, we get together to chat about short stories. This month’s selection is “A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Short Attention Span Literary Club

Virtual

Once per month, we get together to chat about short stories. This month’s selection is “The Semplica-Girl Diaries” by George Saunders.

Witches in Connecticut

Virtual

Join CHS staff in this virtual presentation to hear the stories of some of the women and men accused, tried, and executed as witches in Connecticut in the 1600s.

Free

Witches in Connecticut

Virtual

Join CHS staff in this virtual presentation to hear the stories of some of the women and men accused, tried, and executed as witches in Connecticut in the 1600s.

Free

Short Attention Span Literary Club

Virtual

Once per month, we get together to chat about short stories. This month’s selection is “The Embassy of Cambodia” by Zadie Smith.