June 2014

Ridgefield Mansion Where Houdini Practiced Escapes For Sale; Robert Vaughn Once Owned It

06/27/14

Ridgefield Mansion Where Houdini Practiced Escapes For Sale; Robert Vaughn Once Owned It

Calling Ridgefield’s Sunset Hall a castle might be stretching the definition a bit but with 19,452 square feet, a ballroom, 11 bedrooms, and historic links to the United Nations and Harry Houdini the latest edition to our Connecticut Castle series is certainly fit for a king.

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'Benedict Arnold' the Musical is Ready to Turn Heads

06/23/14

'Benedict Arnold' the Musical is Ready to Turn Heads

A new musical based on the life of the nation's most infamous traitor is taking the stage in his hometown of Norwich.

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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.

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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.

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