Inside the CHS

Mr. Veeder’s Neighborhood

June 10, 2013 · CHS Buzz ·

As if secret panels and an in-home car wash weren’t enough to delight visitors on our monthly Secrets of the Veeder House Tours, we’ve now added new information on the rapidly developing West End neighborhood that Mr. Veeder chose as the site of his home.  Before he began building the stone colonial revival home for…
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History and STEM

January 2, 2014 · Collections ·

In a nation where the focus is being put on the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM for short), many of us in the fields of humanities are beginning to question our relevance.  With an education that included four years at a liberal arts college, I am definitely among those who hope to…
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Celebrating Birthdays at the CHS!

February 14, 2014 · CHS Buzz, Education ·

This past week I celebrated my 31st birthday (not a milestone year at all!) – at home, in my pajamas all day, glued to hour after hour of non-academic television shows, and watching the snow fall outside. By the end of the day, my Connecticut yard was blanketed with about 10 inches of snow. I…
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No Connection

March 7, 2014 · Exhibits ·

Lately when I walk through our current exhibit, Through a Different Lens: Three Connecticut Women Photographers, the smart little iPad mounted on the gallery wall has been staring back at me with three heart-rending words: “No Internet Connection.” Is that a cry for help? “I need you!” Or an accusation? “I have no connection and…
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Curtis Veeder

Celebrating the Life of Curtis Veeder!

January 31, 2015 · CHS Buzz ·

On January 31, 2015, will be Curtis Veeder’s 153rd birthday. Curtis Veeder received his first patent at the age of 18 for a new type of bicycle seat. He started his own company in 1895 in Hartford, the Veeder Manufacturing Company, to produce cyclometers – distance trackers for bicycles. The company soon expanded to other…
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Secrets of the Veeder House Tour

July 18, 2015 · ·

This special tour highlights features of the 1928 Veeder house that is now the Connecticut Historical Society that are not regularly accessible to the public.

Veeder_fountain

Secrets of the Veeder House Tour

This special tour highlights features of the 1928 Veeder house that is now the Connecticut Historical Society that are not regularly accessible to the public.

Veeder_fountain

Secrets of the Veeder House Tour

July 29, 2015 · ·

This special tour highlights features of the 1928 Veeder house that is now the Connecticut Historical Society that are not regularly accessible to the public.

Veeder_fountain

Secrets of the Veeder House Tour

August 29, 2015 · ·

This special tour highlights features of the 1928 Veeder house that is now the Connecticut Historical Society that are not regularly accessible to the public.

Veeder_fountain

Secrets of the Veeder House Tour

This special tour highlights features of the 1928 Veeder house that is now the Connecticut Historical Society that are not regularly accessible to the public.

CHS Building Exterior Side

Secrets of the Veeder House Tour

May 14, 2016 · ·

This special tour highlights features of the 1928 Veeder house that is now the Connecticut Historical Society that are not regularly accessible to the public.

CHS Building Exterior Side

Secrets of the Veeder House Tour

This special tour highlights features of the 1928 Veeder house that is now the Connecticut Historical Society that are not regularly accessible to the public.

CHS Building Exterior Side

Secrets of the Veeder House Tour

June 11, 2016 · ·

This special tour highlights features of the 1928 Veeder house that is now the Connecticut Historical Society that are not regularly accessible to the public.

CHS Building Exterior Side

Secrets of the Veeder House Tour

This special tour highlights features of the 1928 Veeder house that is now the Connecticut Historical Society that are not regularly accessible to the public.

CHS Building Exterior Side

Secrets of the Veeder House Tour

July 9, 2016 · ·

This special tour highlights features of the 1928 Veeder house that is now the Connecticut Historical Society that are not regularly accessible to the public.

CHS Building Exterior Side

Secrets of the Veeder House Tour

This special tour highlights features of the 1928 Veeder house that is now the Connecticut Historical Society that are not regularly accessible to the public.

CHS Building Exterior Side

Secrets of the Veeder House Tour

August 13, 2016 · ·

This special tour highlights features of the 1928 Veeder house that is now the Connecticut Historical Society that are not regularly accessible to the public.

CHS Building Exterior Side

Secrets of the Veeder House Tour

This special tour highlights features of the 1928 Veeder house that is now the Connecticut Historical Society that are not regularly accessible to the public.

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