Efforts Ramp Up to Get CT Baseball Legend Into Hall of Fame

03/06/15

Efforts Ramp Up to Get CT Baseball Legend Into Hall of Fame

Doc Adams, a longtime Ridgefield resident, originated the shortstop position and led the charge to standardize the game’s rulebook, why has he been forgotten by Cooperstown?

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CT Historical Society Is Looking for 50 Objects to Define Connecticut

02/13/15

CT Historical Society Is Looking for 50 Objects to Define Connecticut

From books and art to Mark Twain's bicycle and a mummified hand, the Connecticut Historical Society is accepting suggestions to help tell the story of our state.

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New Book Looks at Man Who Launched Nuclear Navy From Connecticut

02/12/15

New Book Looks at Man Who Launched Nuclear Navy From Connecticut

In the 1950s the U.S.S. Nautilus nuclear submarine was launched from Connecticut waters and changed the face of modern warfare thanks to Hyman G. Rickover.

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The CT Files: The Legend of the Winsted Wildman

02/11/15

The CT Files: The Legend of the Winsted Wildman

Was Connecticut's unofficial Bigfoot legend a man or the mythic beast? No one knew for sure but that didn’t stop it from becoming a sensation.

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Amelia Earhart's 'Secret' Connecticut Wedding

01/26/15

Amelia Earhart's 'Secret' Connecticut Wedding

Famed aviatrix Amelia Earhart was married in Connecticut, but it was far from a classic love story.

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