The popular PBS program inspires a look at the real history of domestic servitude in Connecticut.
As we suffer through the first storm of the season, here's an opportunity to look back on some memorable blizzards in Connecticut's history.
Connecticut history from a women's perspective is on display in this new exhibition at the Connecticut Historical Society.
While World War I dominated the news, in other world affairs, the Panama Canal was officially opened after a decade of work--and Babe Ruth made his debut with the Red Sox.
Celebrating the Origin of Santa and Three Centuries of Christmas at the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum in Wethersfield.
The Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum in Wethersfield has a knack for bringing history to life, and Christmas is a perfect time to exhibit its talents. The museum’s three period homes are currently decked in holiday splendor with doors open for tours through Jan. 6. According to Julie Winkel, part of the museum’s creative team headed by executive director Charles T. Lyle, this year’s holiday display was inspired by renowned artist Thomas Nast’s images of a “modern-day” friendly Santa who traveled by sleigh propelled by eight flying reindeer. “When Clement Moore penned the words, ‘Twas the night before Christmas…’ in 1822,' he could not have imagined the...
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- Go Inside, Even Fly In, World War II Bombers at Bradley Airport Event | Comments
- JFK Assassination and Conspiracy Theories Are Topic at Mark Twain House Event | Comments
- Haunted Castle in Millbrook, N.Y., Open for Tours; B&B Has Dungeon Room | Comments
- Maritime Heritage Festival Includes Great New London Chowder Challenge | Comments
- Connecticut ‘Castle’ of Writer Pal of Bogie, Paul Newman on the Market | Comments