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Top 5 Must-See Civil War Era Sites

Despite the fact that no battles were fought in New York, its contribution to the Civil War effort was vast and far reaching.

07/08/2013

New Haven Green Time Capsules Opened

The contents of two New Haven Green time capsules were made public today.

04/29/2013

File photo of Rep. Joe Courtney, center, of Connecticut. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Conn. Congressman Sees Factual Flaw In ‘Lincoln’

As Rep. Joe Courtney watched the Oscar-nominated “Lincoln” over the weekend, something didn’t seem right to him.

02/05/2013

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‘Colts and Quilts: The Civil War Remembered’ At The Wadsworth

Colts & Quilts: The Civil War Remembered spotlights two disparate objects as contributions and reactions by American men and women responding to a four-year long war raging on their own home turf. In honor of the arrival of the 150-year anniversary of the American Civil War, The Wadsworth Atheneum, in conjunction with the American Art Department and guest curator Lynne Bassett, is remembering the events and significance of the war through art.

02/13/2012

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Connecticut’s Unusual Museums

By Joanne Greco Rochman What do a Garbage Museum and a Space Museum have in common? They’re found in Connecticut and they’re both hands-on. If you think that all museums are stuffy buildings with paintings […]

08/29/2011

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Civil War Commemmoration At Capitol

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The sound of cannon fire rang out from the Connecticut state Capitol as Union and Confederate reenactors commemorated the Civil War’s 150th anniversary. Tuesday marks the anniversary of the day the […]

04/13/2011