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Sol LeWitt Designed Synagogue Is Focus of World Premiere Documentary in Madison

Sol LeWitt Designed Synagogue Is Focus of World Premiere Documentary in Madison | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
Complete with a red carpet, the Madison Art Cinemas will host the June 14 world premiere of the documentary We Built This House, a one-hour film telling the story of Chester synagogue Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek—known as a global art landmark for being...
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The weather forecast is looking great for this coming Saturday's House Tour and...

The weather forecast is looking great for this coming Saturday's House Tour and Open House Day! Purchase your tickets in advance at the Keeney Center or Old Academy for $30 cash or check or online or day of event for $35 per person!
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#TBT On May 6, 1916, Theodate married John Wallace Riddle at her home in Farming...

#TBT On May 6, 1916, Theodate married John Wallace Riddle at her home in Farming... | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
#TBT On May 6, 1916, Theodate married John Wallace Riddle at her home in Farmington. This was almost exactly one year after having narrowly survived the Lusitana disaster.
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History lovers' 10 must-read blog posts of 2014

History lovers' 10 must-read blog posts of 2014 | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
Judging from our readers' favorite posts, you love Civil War history, aren't very good singers, and can't wait for Downton Abbey to return.
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Food Will Win the War:

A K-12 Educators' Workshop on Teaching World War I, 1914...

Food Will Win the War:

A K-12 Educators' Workshop on Teaching World War I, 1914-19
Saturday, January 3, 2015: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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READER SUBMITTED: CT At Work Exhibition & Farm Work Festival - Hartford Courant

READER SUBMITTED: CT At Work Exhibition & Farm Work Festival - Hartford Courant | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
READER SUBMITTED: CT At Work Exhibition & Farm Work Festival
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The exhibit is part of a year-long conversation about the past, present and future of work life in Connecticut created by Connecticut Humanities.
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Elephant Slaughter, African Slavery And America's Pianos - WNPR News

Elephant Slaughter, African Slavery And America's Pianos - WNPR News | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
Elephant Slaughter, African Slavery And America's Pianos
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SPECIAL PROJECTS. Made in Connecticut · The Coming Home Project · Health Equity · Connecticut History · UConn Health Minutes · Waterbury Hospital Health Minutes.
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Geer’s – Exploring Hartford

Geer’s – Exploring Hartford | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
Known affectionately and  simply as “Geer’s,” Geer’s Hartford City Directories were published annually for nearly  140 years and – taken as a whole — provide one of the most extraordinary single tools for exploring Hartford’s past.
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Looking back: Saybrook's early almanac creator offered wit and wisdom in the ... - Shoreline Times

Looking back: Saybrook's early almanac creator offered wit and wisdom in the ... - Shoreline Times | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
Looking back: Saybrook's early almanac creator offered wit and wisdom in the ...
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Mattatuck Museum Tells Tale of Kent Art Association - Litchfield County Times

Mattatuck Museum Tells Tale of Kent Art Association - Litchfield County Times | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
Mattatuck Museum Tells Tale of Kent Art Association Litchfield County Times Emerging as “the dean of the group at Kent,” Nisbet mined the countryside for inspiration, painting the Connecticut landscape throughout the seasons, favoring compositions...
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Where do we go from here? The life and times of temporary exhibitions

Where do we go from here? The life and times of temporary exhibitions | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
Why don't our exhibitions last forever? Where do they go when we take them down? Intern Elisabeth Warsinske reports on the afterlife of a beloved display.
Have you ever wondered about the afterlife of a temporary exhibition?
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Marine Life Study Cruises

Marine Life Study Cruises | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
Date(s): April 26-June 28, 2014
Address: The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, 10 North Water St., Norwalk, CT 06854.
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"To Remember & Understand"

"To Remember & Understand" | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
Date(s): May 5-June 12, 2014
Address: Pump House Gallery at Bushnell Park, 60 Elm St., Hartford, CT 06106.
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This exhibition examines the past as it is woven into present day Hartford and its future.
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The Old State House will be open for #CTOpenHouse on June 13th from 12-4pm with...

The Old State House will be open for #CTOpenHouse on June 13th from 12-4pm with... | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
The Old State House will be open for #CTOpenHouse on June 13th from 12-4pm with FREE admission, costumed staff, scavenger hunts, and crafts for all ages
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The Connecticut Forum: Does History Matter?
A special program of The Connecticut...

The Connecticut Forum: Does History Matter?<br/>A special program of The Connecticut... | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
The Connecticut Forum: Does History Matter?
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National High School Mock Trial Championships to be in Hartford in 2017

National High School Mock Trial Championships to be in Hartford in 2017 | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
The 2017 National High School Mock Trial Championship, promoting an understanding and appreciation of the American judicial system through academic competitions and related programs for high school students, will take place May 11-13, 2017 in...
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Nonprofits Across CT Have Economic and Jobs Impact, New Database Shows

Nonprofits Across CT Have Economic and Jobs Impact, New Database Shows | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
The interactive webpage was constructed and database developed prior to Election Day as a means of providing information about nonprofit organizations that their supporters could use to reach out to legislative candidates to advocate for the many...
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What can two 19th century cartoons reveal about disease and hysteria?

What can two 19th century cartoons reveal about disease and hysteria? | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
Every few years, we read the headlines about a new, or resurgent, disease that threatens global health. Fears of transfer erupt and hysteria sets in, at least in the initial months.
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Quiet Corner Whispers: Exhibits explore history of work in the state - Norwich Bulletin

Quiet Corner Whispers: Exhibits explore history of work in the state - Norwich Bulletin | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
Quiet Corner Whispers: Exhibits explore history of work in the state Norwich Bulletin And that work is being celebrated this month and next with a series of events funded in part by the Connecticut Humanities Council “to explore the past, present...
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Hot under the collar this summer? Check out the Windsor Collar and Cuff Company'...

Hot under the collar this summer? Check out the Windsor Collar and Cuff Company'... | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
Hot under the collar this summer?Check out the Windsor Collar and Cuff Company's 1902 catalog - thanks Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library for posting online: http://www.archive.org/stream/catalog00wind#page/n0/mode/1up...
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A traveling preacher with Connecticut ties

A traveling preacher with Connecticut ties | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
It happens with delightful frequency that historical treasures find their way to our archives in round-about ways.
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Haddam Historical Society continues book talk series with Susan Campbell - Middletown Press

Haddam Historical Society continues book talk series with Susan Campbell - Middletown Press | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
Haddam Historical Society continues book talk series with Susan Campbell
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The program is part of a series of five lectures by the authors of books that look at Connecticut history from a human rights perspective.
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The Connecticut Landscape…in our entrance hall

The Connecticut Landscape…in our entrance hall | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
As some of you may already know, this year we are teaming up with FoxCT and the Hartford Courant to celebrate the Courant’s 250th anniversary.  Part of that partnership is a segment on FoxCT every first Thursday of the month … Continue reading →...
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"Katharine Hepburn: Dressed for Stage and Screen"

"Katharine Hepburn: Dressed for Stage and Screen" | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
Date(s): April 11-Sept. 13, 2014
Address: Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth St., Hartford, CT 06105.
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With a stage and film career that spanned six decades, Katharine Hepburn is an American icon.
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Art Exhibition: A Walk on Salt Spring Island"

Art Exhibition: A Walk on Salt Spring Island" | Connecticut History | Scoop.it
Date(s): May 2- June 8, 2014
Address: Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden, 9 Main St. North, Bethlehem, CT 06751.
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