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Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation to Present Lectures about Notable Hartford Residents

Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation to Present Lectures about Notable Hartford Residents

Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation is delighted to be presenting two lectures highlighting the lives and accomplishments of notable Hartford residents Joseph Twichell and Isabella Beecher Hooker. Twichell and Hooker, who both lived in the prestigious Nook Farm neighborhood of Hartford, led extraordinary lives. On September 3, Steve Courtney will introduce Joseph Hopkins Twichell, the Congregational minister who for forty years was the confidant, traveling companion and conversational foil for the great writer and humorist Mark Twain. A graduate of Yale, Twichell left his studies at Union Theological Seminary to enlist as a chaplain during the Civil War. Following his service, Twichell...

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