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Family Program: Charting Your Story: Maps

January 4, 2020 · ·

Discover the exciting story of mapmaker Bernard Romans! Explore the exhibit “War, Maps, Mystery: Dutch Mapmaker Bernard Romans and the American Revolution” and then participate in hands-on map making activities and crafts.

Family Program: Silly Saturday with Dr. Seuss

March 7, 2020 · ·

Help the CHS celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday and Read Across America! Enjoy special readings of Dr. Seuss’s book “There’s a Wocket in my Pocket!” and create your own wacky craft!

Vacation Program: Whale of a State

April 14, 2020 · ·

Did you know the Sperm Whale is Connecticut’s state animal? Do you know why? Join the CHS as we explore the answer to this question!

Vacation Program: Whale of a State

Did you know the Sperm Whale is Connecticut’s state animal? Do you know why? Join the CHS as we explore the answer to this question!

Vacation Program: Say Cheese!

April 16, 2020 · ·

A picture is worth a thousand words. Discover history through the lens of Connecticut photographers! Join the CHS as we take a special look at historic photographs to learn about the lives of people long ago.

Vacation Program: Say Cheese!

A picture is worth a thousand words. Discover history through the lens of Connecticut photographers! Join the CHS as we take a special look at historic photographs to learn about the lives of people long ago.

Family Program: Connect the Clues!

April 25, 2020 · ·

Are you a true history detective? Join us on this fun-filled history quest! Using only a map as your guide, solve riddles and explore the museum in search of clues to uncover the unique stories of Connecticut’s past.

Family Program: May Day

May 2, 2020 · ·

Help the CHS welcome spring with a May Day celebration! Learn about the history of May Day by creating your own May basket, singing around a Maypole, and participating in many more springtime activities!

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To support the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, the Connecticut Historical Society will temporarily close now through April 22. All on-site programs and events are canceled during this time.Click here for CHS's digital programs.