Free Admission to CT Museums on Sept. 28, Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day

09/24/13

Free Admission to CT Museums on Sept. 28, Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day

Thanks to Smithsonian Magazine, free admission is available to more than a dozen state museums on Sept. 28.

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Photos: The New England Hurricane of 1938

09/20/13

Photos: The New England Hurricane of 1938

This weekend marks the 75th anniversary of the Hurricane of 1938, which remains the most powerful and deadliest in New England history.

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The Pirates of Long Island Sound

09/19/13

The Pirates of Long Island Sound

They raided ships and buried treasure, but they weren’t always considered outlaws.

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Guilford's Fitz-Greene Halleck: America's Forgotten "Byron"

09/18/13

Guilford's Fitz-Greene Halleck: America's Forgotten "Byron"

Charming, witty and sociable, Fitz-Greene Halleck of Guilford was one of the 19th century's best-known poets, hailed as "America's Byron." So why has the man who some have described as "America's First Homosexual Poet" been forgotten?

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