“Lincoln ‘by littles,’” is a collection of short essays that tell the story of Lincoln’s life.
Connecticut, the fifth State in the United States of America and one of the first 13 colonies represented in the stripes on the American flag, was founded by Reverend Thomas Hooker. Check out these spots to get an all-encompassing dose of Connecticut’s founding.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other lawmakers are announcing that the academic year beginning in September 2013 will be dedicated to the Charles W. Morgan, an historic Connecticut whaling ship.
The recording was forgotten, and so, too, was the odd twist of history that brought together Malcolm X and a bespectacled Ivy Leaguer fated to become one of America’s top diplomats.
Ever wondered how Valentine’s Day started? We’ve got the answer for you…
A look at the first installment of Yale University Art Gallery’s series of exhibitions exploring how Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness has evolved from America’s first settlers, a diverse and determined people, to the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893.
By Dani Frank Connecticut Historical Society One Elizabeth Street Hartford, CT 06105 (860) 236-5621 Hours: Tues to Fri 12 pm – 5 pm; Sat 9 am – 5 pm Admission: $6 for adults, $3 for […]
Labor Day facts to make you the Resident Smarty Pants at your weekend BBQ
These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]
Commemorate this Independence Day by reading a book written by a President of the United States. Our current and former Commanders in Chief have composed many memoirs, political and social writings and even works of […]