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  • New Mount Vernon exhibit introduces George Washington the landscaper

    As a young surveyor and before serving as our country's first president, George Washington developed the ability to measure up a landscape and to take advantage of its natural features. He also had an eye for spatial awareness. Washington learned by...
  • Top 3 pop releases: 'Transcendence' movie, 'Washington's Spies' on TV, ESPN's '30 for 30'

    Top 3 pop releases: 'Transcendence' movie, 'Washington's Spies' on TV, ESPN's '30 for 30'
    'TRANSCENDENCE' OUT FRIDAY 1 Dr. Will Castor (Johnny Depp) is a researcher of artificial intelligence who is trying to achieve some form of technological singularity. Targeted by a group of anti-technology extremists, Will's life is put in danger, but...
  • Trumbull Paintings At Old State House

    Trumbull Paintings At Old State House
    A big portion of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is closed due to renovations, but people who miss the American Revolution history paintings by John Trumbull still can see them. The Old State House in Hartford will house them until the Atheneum...
  • Plan To Reshape Gold Street Riles Church, Condo Owners

    Plan To Reshape Gold Street Riles Church, Condo Owners
    HARTFORD — Gold Street forms a gentle, S-shaped ribbon of no more than a tenth of a mile between Main Street and Bushnell Park, past Carl Andre's Stone Field Sculpture and the gate to the final resting place of the city's founders. Now, Hartford...
  • Late-1700s Engraver Imprisoned At New-Gate For Counterfeiting

    Late-1700s Engraver Imprisoned At New-Gate For Counterfeiting
    Richard Brunton was a Connecticut artist who engraved his way not only into the homes of the wealthy with his prestigious prints during the time of the American Revolution, but also into the notorious Old New-Gate Prison where he lived after being...
  • A landmark concert 75 years ago

    It was 75 years ago that Marian Anderson gave her famous outdoor performance at the Lincoln Memorial. The concert, known today as the "Freedom Concert," occurred on Easter Sunday, April 9, 1939. It was a moment of great symbolic importance for racial...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Wadsworth Chapter Daughters Join State Conference

    Members of Wadsworth Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution joined other DAR chapters and DAR President General Lynn F. Young at the Spring Conference on the weekend of April 5.
  • Developer, South Whitehall agree on saving King George Inn

    Developer, South Whitehall agree on saving King George Inn
    Long live King George! The inn that is. A developer whose plans to demolish the King George Inn in South Whitehall provoked an outcry last year has come to an agreement with the township to preserve it. The developer, Atul Patel of Upper Macungie...
  • Revolutionary War spy ring dramatized in AMC's 'Turn'

    War is nasty and brutish. It has been that way since the beginning of time. AMC's new series "Turn," premiering 9 p.m. EDT Sunday, makes the point bluntly when a soldier of the British-affiliated Queen's Rangers goes through the dead and dying of an...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Daughters Of The American Revolution (DAR) President General To Visit Connecticut

    On April 4 and 5, DAR chapters from across the state will convene at the Hartford/Windsor Marriott for the 121st CTDAR State Conference. DAR President General, Lynn Forney Young, will be in attendance from DAR headquarters in Washington DC. President...
  • Ready to show off your talent? Deadline for Lake County Fair show approaching

    Auditions are set for 6:30 p.m. Saturday for the annual Lake County Fair talent show at the Lake County fairgrounds, 2101 County Road 452, Eustis. This year's fair begins Thursday and ends April 12. The deadline to register for the talent show is...