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Connecticut Historical Society Offers Lesson On State Government For Hawley Students

February 8, 2017 · CHS in the News

The Newtown Bee reports that Hawley Elementary School fourth grade students were treated to a lesson on the state government when Connecticut Historical Society Coordinator of Youth and Family Programs Corinne Swanson visited the school on Thursday, January 5.

Tracking the Leatherman’s Stops

February 7, 2017 · CHS in the News

WCVB-TV, channel 5, an ABC-affiliated television station located in Boston, Massachusetts released a segment about the Leatherman’s path through Connecticut.

Living in a state of innovation: Getting to the roots of Connecticut creativity

January 6, 2017 · CHS in the News

The Republican-American writes: In the middle of the 19th century, Connecticut held more patents per capita than any other state. In 2014, the state ranked dead last among all 50 states in job creation. What happened? Read more of the article at Republican-American.com

Generations of Struggle on Hartford Public Access

December 8, 2016 · CHS in the News

On September 22, 2016, Hartford Public Access Television recorded the CHS event, “Generations of Struggle: Connecticut and Civil Rights.”

Growing Up In Connecticut: Connecticut Historical Society Transports Us Back In Time

August 25, 2016 · CHS in the News

Naedine Joy Hazell from the Hartford Courant writes: Does the sight of a 1960s Friendly’s waitress uniform transport you back in time? Read more of the article, here.

CHS Exhibit ‘Growing Up In Connecticut’ Spans Four Generations

August 1, 2016 · CHS in the News

Angie Derosa of the Hartford Courant visited the CHS and interviewed Lead Exhibit Developer, Ben Gammell about Growing Up in Connecticut.

Atlas Obscura: Exploring America’s Largest Collection of Early Tavern Signs

May 19, 2016 · CHS in the News

Luke Spencer from Atlas Obscura visited CHS and added the tavern sign collection to the ever-growing encyclopedia of curious places around the world.

The CHS on CBS Sunday Morning

March 28, 2016 · CHS in the News

CBS Sunday Morning visited the CHS on February 22, 2016 to film a segment about the history of guns in America. Author Pamela Haag was interviewed in the Waterman Research Center and Chief Executive Officer’s office. Some examples of gun usage from the CHS collection were highlighted in the segment.        

Face the State: Flashback to flooding in downtown Hartford

March 10, 2016 · CHS in the News

On March 3, 2016, Chief Curator Ilene Frank visited Dennis House at Eyewitness News 3 to discuss the 1936 Flood of Hartford. WFSB 3 Connecticut

Real Hartford: “Hartford Seen: Layers of a City”

October 27, 2014 · CHS in the News

“Hartford’s unique history and how it manifests itself in the visual” is part of what provoked Pablo Delano to build his portfolio of street photography.

CHS From the Vault: September Edition-“Tragedies”

September 4, 2014 · CHS in the News

This month Executive Director Jody Blankenship and Research & Collections Associate Karen DePauw join FoxCT’s anchor Tim Lammers for another edition of From the Vault, this time focusing on tragedies in Connecticut.

CHS From the Vault: August Edition-“Communities”

August 7, 2014 · CHS in the News

This month Executive Director Jody Blankenship and Research & Collections Associate Karen DePauw join FoxCT’s anchor Tim Lammers for another edition of From the Vault, this time focusing on communities in Connecticut.

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