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The American Automobile Association (or AAA) shows up when you've got a flat (you have to flash that card). It's also making an appearance at Hartford's Connecticut Historical Society this summer, when you can drive up to Behind the Wheel, a new exhibit...
HaddamThe Haddam Historical Society (HHS) and the Connecticut Historical Society (CHS) are teaming up to bring you "From Hula Hoops to High Fashion: G. Fox in the 1950s" on May 23, at 7 p.m. Brainerd Academy, 21 Field Park, Haddam. Elizabeth Abbe, director...
The Hartford CourantTwo contenders for the title of town troubador were announced Tuesday. Residents are to vote for a winner on May 11 during a concert at Cheney Hall. Vying for the newly created position are Monique Hill, who sings with a local group called Horizon Blue,...
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MiddletownElizabeth Abbe, director of public outreach at the Connecticut Historical Society, will take you back to Fox's heyday on Tuesday, May 14 at 1 p.m. in the Hubbard Room at Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown. In the 1950's just about every major...
Ever have dental work done on you without novacaine or laughing gas? Me neither. Wimps and tough-guys alike will find humor and pain-free entertainment in This Won't Hurt a Bit! A History of Pain Relief, an informative new exhibit running at the...
Did you know that America’s cookbook was published in Hartford? And that one of the four surviving original copies from the first 1796 publication will be on display at the CT Historical Society in April? And that you can visit it in person, while...
Hartford chef types will embrace the Connecticut Historical Society's Community Cook-Off, judged by local foodies MaryEllen Fillo (Hartford Courant), Kara Sundlun (WFSB), Chion Wolf (WNPR's Colin McEnroe Show), Krystian von Speidel (Hartford Magazine) and...
Esteemed Connecticut historian Bill Hosley will give a presentation, “Emily Holcombe: Champion of Connecticut State Pride,” at the Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth St. in Hartford, on Wednesday, March 20, at 5:30 p.m. Admission is...
With Ellsworth S. Grant's passing goes a vast storehouse of Connecticut history. Fortunately, he left much of it behind in the dozens of books and articles he wrote. Writing was just one of the many ways in which Mr. Grant, who died March 6 at the age...
“Cooking by the Book,” an exhibit that traces the history of American cuisine by examining historical cookbooks, will be at Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth St. in Hartford, from Friday, Jan. 18, to Saturday, April 13. The...
Some of us have gone down that road of pawing through old cookbooks, not only to look for some old fried chicken or pie recipe but also to glimpse how our forebears used to feed themselves and their kinfolk. Head to Cooking by the Book: Amelia Simmons...
The Hartford CourantSome families are peripatetic and don't stay physically close to grandparents, or even parents or the places where they grew up. In a country of immigrants, many do not even know where their ancestors first settled. But some people find themselves,...
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