Flags To Fly At Half Staff For Lincoln RemembranceAs the nation marks the 150th anniversary of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, Governor Malloy has ordered U.S and Connecticut flags to fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset Wednesday, April 15.
'First In Flight' Disagreement Continues At Ohio StatehouseA resolution moving through the Ohio Statehouse challenges Connecticut's insistence that one of its aviators beat the Wright brothers to the first successful airplane flight by two years.
Boston Time Capsule Dating To 1795 Included Coins, NewspapersThe capsule was embedded in a cornerstone of the Massachusetts Statehouse when construction began in 1795.
Replica Of Mayflower To Be Restored In MysticThe 57-year-old Mayflower II, which is owned by Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Massachusetts, is set to depart for Mystic in the next few days. The ship is expected to return to Plymouth in May for the summer tourist season.
Social Studies Teacher Shows Sexually Explicit Video To Sixth-Grade ClassA history lesson turned sexual after a Hartland School teacher showed his sixth-grade class a YouTube video containing sexual content.
An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. HistoryThroughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.
White Oaks Harvested For "Old Ironsides" Repairs Nearly three dozen white oak trees have been harvested in Indiana in preparation of planned repairs to the Boston-based U.S.S. Constitution.
15 Of The World's Oldest Bars (The Beer's Fresh, Though)Visiting local restaurants and bars is one of the best parts about traveling. Check out any of these old bars - most of which are older than America.
Connecticut History Buff Tells Abe Lincoln's Story Piece By Piece"Lincoln 'by littles,'" is a collection of short essays that tell the story of Lincoln's life.
Familiarize With Founders: Important Places To The People Who Built ConnecticutConnecticut, 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.
Schools Will Teach State's Whaling HistoryGov. 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.
Brown U. Student Uncovers Lost Malcolm X Speech 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.