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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The Value of Gallery Tours

January 20, 2014 · Collections ·

I have had, in the past few weeks, the opportunity to lead gallery tours of our temporary exhibition, Through a Different Lens. I spent so much time with the photographs on display when we were preparing the exhibition and I was writing the publication that I’ve sort of forgotten what it’s like to see them…
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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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Behind-the-Scenes Tours Season Pass: A Perfect Gift!

January 15, 2015 · ·

Give the gift that every History Nut would love to receive! Who needs another tchotchke when you have the chance to go behind the scenes and see the treasures that tell the stories of Connecticut history?

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