Inside the CHS

World War I Living History Day

July 21, 2018 · ·

Kids, adults and families are invited to come learn about the life of a WWI soldier with the 26th Yankee Division WWI Living History Group, who use artifacts and reproductions to bring history to life. Free admission to CHS galleries all day!

The 1918 Influenza Pandemic

Did you know that the 1918 flu killed more people in a year than the Black Death did in a century? Join us in the WWI exhibit for a deep dive into this topic. We’ll look at photos, documents, and more and discuss how the flu affected Connecticut and what lessons we can learn from it today.

Smithsonian Affiliate Event: History Wrapped Up In A Cape

October 11, 2018 · ·

Our guest speaker, Mallory Warner of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, will present the stories of four women who served as military medical staff during World War One.

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