Inside the CHS

Hartford surprises

June 13, 2007 · Collections, Manuscripts ·

In our stacks are numerous black boxes that, like the ones in airplanes, can yield amazing information.  One such box was labeled “Hartford deeds, land and probate records” with everything filed in chronological order.  A volunteer spent several days going through the files and identified some very interesting documents.  One of these is an estate…
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Weaving 101

April 24, 2013 · Collections ·

The latest exhibition to open at CHS is a selection of items woven by members of the Handweavers’ Guild of Connecticut entitled Time Warps: Textiles from Today’s Weavers.

Passing It On: Exhibit Closing Event

March 10, 2018 · ·

To mark the closing of our exhibit, Passing It On: Traditional Arts Apprenticeships, we invite you to a celebration featuring participants in the Southern New England Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program.

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