Christmas in Connecticut: Museum Tour Examines Holiday’s History

12/09/14

Christmas in Connecticut: Museum Tour Examines Holiday’s History

The Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum’s annual “Three Centuries of Christmas” tour explains the history of the holiday season in Connecticut.

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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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