Inside the CHS

Three Connecticut Women and a Group of Girl Scouts

May 10, 2013 · Collections ·

A typical day in the Education Department at CHS begins with educators teaching classes of students, both on-site and off-site, until midday. Then, we spend hours prepping materials for upcoming programs, (think—sorting through thousands of colorful beads for Native American bear claw necklaces, cutting out hundreds of pieces of paper—some sticky—for colonial hornbooks, and peeling…
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Opening Reception for Girl Scouts of Connecticut

June 20, 2016 · ·

We invite CHS members and special guests to join us for the opening reception of Girl Scouts of Connecticut.

Opening Reception for The Sole of Connecticut: A History of Connecticut Shoes

October 13, 2016 · ·

We invite CHS members and special guests to join us for the opening reception of The Sole of Connecticut: A History of Connecticut Shoes.

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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. We will re-evaluate the situation at that time. All public programs and tours are canceled during this time. We hope to reschedule some of the events if possible.