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Family Program: Photography Day

October 4, 2014 · ·

Celebrate the re-launch of our Free First Saturdays with photography fun at CHS!

(Re) Envisioning Hartford: Join the Conversations

October 9, 2014 · CHS Buzz ·

We’re inviting CHS members, Hartford residents, and everyone from around Connecticut to join us thinking about Hartford from a variety of perspectives, from street level to neighborhood scope to bird’s eye view.

Highways in Hartford

October 21, 2014 · Exhibits ·

I-84 cut through downtown Hartford, demolishing historic neighborhoods. I-91 traveled along the riverfront, blocking downtown from the Connecticut River.

Constitution Plaza in Hartford – A History of its Development

November 4, 2014 · Collections ·

The plaza was considered a model for urban renewal in the 1960s, replacing the Front Street neighborhood, which consisted of 18th- and 19th-century buildings, housing mostly Italian immigrants.

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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.