October 2013

Hitchcock Furniture Tradition Alive and Well; New Wilton Design Showroom

11/08/13

Hitchcock Furniture Tradition Alive and Well; New Wilton Design Showroom

A new showroom on Route 7 in Wilton features pieces made by two historic New England furniture makers, The Hitchcock Chair Co., Ltd. and Eldred Wheeler.

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Bones Pushed Up by Storm Sandy on New Haven Green Date to 1790s

11/01/13

Bones Pushed Up by Storm Sandy on New Haven Green Date to 1790s

Cue the ghoulish music, folks. The secret of the Lincoln Oak bones was revealed — on Halloween, no less.

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Secrets of New Haven Bones to Be Revealed

10/29/13

Secrets of New Haven Bones to Be Revealed

The New Haven Museum is hosting “Getting to the Root of It,” a panel discussion about the human remains and time capsules discovered on the New Haven Green in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

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Second Group Joins Suit to Save 1790 Milford House

10/22/13

Second Group Joins Suit to Save 1790 Milford House

The Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation is joining the Milford Preservation Trust’s suit to save a centuries-old house overlooking the North Street Duck Pond from destruction.

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Vampires in Connecticut; Dracula author Bram Stoker's Descendant to Give Presentation

10/16/13

Vampires in Connecticut; Dracula author Bram Stoker's Descendant to Give Presentation

From Dracula to the Jewett City vampires, the state is alive this month with tales of the blood-sucking undead.

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October is Connecticut Archaeology Awareness Month

10/10/13

October is Connecticut Archaeology Awareness Month

Although studying the ancient past goes on year round, October is a great time to appreciate archaeology.

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