March 2014

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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Tempest-Tossed: The Spirit of Isabella Beecher Hooker

03/18/14

Tempest-Tossed: The Spirit of Isabella Beecher Hooker

Isabella Beecher Hooker was a complicated, fiery, independent woman whose story includes slavery, suffrage and spirits.

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Kevin Spacey, 'House of Cards' and How a Bridge Over Long Island Sound Almost Became a Reality

03/11/14

Kevin Spacey, 'House of Cards' and How a Bridge Over Long Island Sound Almost Became a Reality

A proposed bridge over Long Island Sound is a subplot to this season's "House of Cards." We look back at how that bridge was almost built in real life.

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Sterling Opera House Restoration Goes On in Derby; Building Haunted?

03/10/14

Sterling Opera House Restoration Goes On in Derby; Building Haunted?

The continued restoration of the historic Sterling Opera House has received a $20,000 boost.

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