Midsummer Fantasy Renaissance Faire Brings Interactive Past to Ansonia

05/30/14

Midsummer Fantasy Renaissance Faire Brings Interactive Past to Ansonia

Ansonia's Midsummer Fantasy Renaissance Faire will take visitors on a once- upon-a-time journey on weekends from June 21 to July 6 at Warsaw Park in Ansonia.

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150th Anniversary of Battle of Cold Harbor: Connecticut Civil War Re-Enactor Puts It in Context

05/24/14

150th Anniversary of Battle of Cold Harbor: Connecticut Civil War Re-Enactor Puts It in Context

This weekend will bring the 150th anniversary commemoration of the horrific battle of Cold Harbor, which on its very first day led to the death of some 140 soldiers in the Connecticut Second Heavy Artillery. Most of the men came from Litchfield County towns.

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Whaling Ship Charles W. Morgan Sailing From Mystic on Historic Voyage

05/14/14

Whaling Ship Charles W. Morgan Sailing From Mystic on Historic Voyage

America’s once mighty whaling fleet used to number more than 2,700 vessels; today only the Charles W. Morgan remains. On Saturday, May 17, the whaleship, which was built and launched in 1841 and is owned by Mystic Seaport, will embark on a voyage for the first time in nearly 100 years.

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Litchfield Caught Colonial Revival Fever Like No Other Town; Exhibit Explores Results

03/29/14

Litchfield Caught Colonial Revival Fever Like No Other Town; Exhibit Explores Results

“The Lure of the Litchfield Hills,” to open April 12, will look at what was behind the Colonial Revival movement, how the residents of Litchfield embraced their ancestral past, and how the community came to look the way it does today.

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Fit for a King: Historic Connecticut Castle in Cornwall for Sale

03/26/14

Fit for a King: Historic Connecticut Castle in Cornwall for Sale

A real castle in rural Cornwall in Litchfield County is on the market for $8,850,000.

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