Postcards from Connecticut's Past Released by Digital Public Library of America

06/18/14

Postcards from Connecticut's Past Released by Digital Public Library of America

Take a trip to summers gone by courtesy of a new image collection from the Digital Public Library of America.

Posted at 12:24 PM | Permalink | Comments

Whaling Ship Charles W. Morgan Arrives in Rhode Island; Historic Voyage’s First Leg

06/13/14

Whaling Ship Charles W. Morgan Arrives in Rhode Island; Historic Voyage’s First Leg

The last remaining wooden whaling ship left Mystic Seaport in May. Sunday it arrived in Newport, Rhode Island

Posted at 01:00 PM | Permalink | Comments

Wesleyan University Begins Restoration of Antique Telescope

06/11/14

Wesleyan University Begins Restoration of Antique Telescope

The Van Vleck Observatory 20-inch refractor telescope at Wesleyan University is getting a much-needed facelift.

Posted at 05:44 AM | Permalink | Comments

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.

Posted at 05:15 AM | Permalink | Comments

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.

Posted at 06:21 AM | Permalink | Comments

« Previous 1  ···  3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12  ···  14 Next »