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Love Tokens

February 18, 2014 · Collections ·

Last week on Valentine’s Day I was musing about some of the objects in the collections here at the CHS that were given in former times as tokens of affection. Yes, we have Valentine cards–lots of them–but we also have more intimate artifacts that were exchanged by engaged couples or by husbands and wives.  These…
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Inspired by Designs from Long Ago, Families Created Valentine’s Day Cards

February 8, 2015 · Education ·

On February 7th, the Connecticut Historical Society (CHS), with support from Berkshire Bank, hosted a program for children and their families to create personal and unique Valentine’s Day cards inspired by Valentines from long ago. With snow falling on the ground, this event was well attended with many creative designs made.        …
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Behind the Scenes: Love and Lust

February 9, 2019 · ·

**We’re sorry, but this tour is sold out!** Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and we’ve got you covered.

Behind the Scenes: Love and Lust

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and we’ve got you covered.

Behind the Scenes: Love and Lust

February 8, 2020 · ·

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and we’ve got you covered.

Behind the Scenes: Love and Lust

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and we’ve got you covered.

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