New Haven “Monuments Man” Risked Life to Save Art in WWII

12/05/14

New Haven “Monuments Man” Risked Life to Save Art in WWII

A new exhibit at the New Haven Museum honors Deane Keller, a Yale professor who helped preserve Italy’s cultural heritage.

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Branford Historian Writes Book on Town's Civil War Soldiers

12/01/14

Branford Historian Writes Book on Town's Civil War Soldiers

Branford Town Historian Jane Bouley has written a book entitled “The Civil War Soldiers of Branford, Connecticut”.

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Gillette Castle, Once Home of ‘Sherlock Holmes’, Opens Season of Tours

11/26/14

Gillette Castle, Once Home of ‘Sherlock Holmes’, Opens Season of Tours

Gillette Castle, though technically closed for the season for tours, opens again for the holidays in dressed-up fashion.

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Connecticut's Witch Trials Explored in New Book; Salem Trials Came Later

11/23/14

Connecticut's Witch Trials Explored in New Book; Salem Trials Came Later

Cynthia Wolfe Boynton is the author of Connecticut Witch Trials: The First Panic in the New World.

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Oxford Man Receives WWII Medals Almost 70 Years After Earning Them

11/11/14

Oxford Man Receives WWII Medals Almost 70 Years After Earning Them

In 1945 Vahan Hovey and his battalion walked into an enemy ambush. Almost 70 years later he’s being recognized for his actions that day.

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