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  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut Students Win National Awards At History Day Contest

    Fifty-nine middle and high school students represented Connecticut at the prestigious National History Day Contest, which took place at the University of Maryland in College Park from June 15-19. The Connecticut students competed against more than 2,900 students from across the country.
  • Print-on-demand museum passes

    EAST HARTFORD - The East Hartford Public Library's popular museum pass program is now available online through the library website. While people can still reserve museum passes in person or by phone, anyone with Internet access can reserve their pass on-...

     

     
     
     

    Murder Mystery: Sea Captain Meets His Fate On A Bridgeport Street

     Murder Mystery: Sea Captain Meets His Fate On A Bridgeport Street
    Navy Captain George Colvocoresses survived yellow fever, explored uncharted islands of the South Pacific Ocean and conducted daring raids on Southern command posts during the Civil War, only to come home to Connecticut and end up dead. The circumstances...

    Connecticut Soldiers Revealed True Toll At Civil War's Andersonville Prison

    Connecticut Soldiers Revealed True Toll At Civil War's Andersonville Prison
    The deadliest ground of the American Civil War lies in rural southwest Georgia. It is not a battlefield. It's a small area, 26 acres, roughly half the size of Hartford's Bushnell Park. There, over the course of 14 months beginning in February 1864,...