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Boxing Day

May 23, 2013 · Collections ·

Quite a bit happens behind the scenes here at CHS that most people never see (unless you come on a behind-the-scenes tour!).  It is usually all those seemingly small, unglamorous tasks that make it possible for us to share our great collections with all of you. Tuesday, Diane Lee, our Collections Manager, and I spent…
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Celebrating America

July 4, 2013 · Collections ·

For over 230 years, Americans have been celebrating the birth of America.  Although our celebrations of America generally culminate on the fourth of July, have you ever stopped to think of the ways we might celebrate America every day of the year?  Let me give you a few historical examples of how people in the…
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Quiltmakers at Work, or Hey, There’s a Menagerie on my Petticoat

March 10, 2014 · CHS Buzz ·

A mermaid, a lion, a griffin (or is it a leopard?), a fish, two stags, three rabbits, three different birds and what might be a dog. That’s the list of intricately stitched figures found around the border of Sarah Halsey’s amazing quilted petticoat.

Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

October 19, 2019 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

October 26, 2019 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

November 9, 2019 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

November 23, 2019 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

November 30, 2019 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

December 7, 2019 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

December 14, 2019 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

December 21, 2019 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

December 28, 2019 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

January 4, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

January 11, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

January 18, 2020 · ·

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New England’s Early Quilts and Quilters

January 22, 2020 · ·

Join us as Lynne Z. Basset, guest curator of Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts, offers an overview of New England quilting. You’ll learn about the women who made quilts, the labor involved in creating them, and the way that romantic nostalgia about quilt-making has affected our understanding of these women’s lives.

Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

January 25, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

February 1, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

February 8, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

February 15, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

February 22, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

February 29, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

March 7, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

March 14, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

March 21, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

March 28, 2020 · ·

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Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit tour

April 4, 2020 · ·

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April 11, 2020 · ·

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