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  • New Haven rededicates Washington plaque on July Fourth

    A Fourth of July ceremony in New Haven has restored a historic plaque that commemorates President George Washington's visit to the Connecticut city in 1789.
  • Mythological Moment Is Touchstone Of Independence

    Mythological Moment Is Touchstone Of Independence
    July 4 is a great day for celebrating our nation's independence. But next Saturday, July 11, is a great day for remembering why we celebrate, by visiting the Old State House on Main Street in Hartford. There hangs one of the most patriotic paintings in...

    Today in History

    Today is Saturday, July 4, the 185th day of 2015. There are 180 days left in the year. This is Independence Day. Today's Highlight in History: On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was adopted by delegates to the Second Continental Congress...

    Cemeteries hold Aurora's Revolutionary War connection

    Cemeteries hold Aurora's Revolutionary War connection
    If you've been paying even a little bit of attention to the stories we've run in the past, you know how much Aurora loves its veterans. But how much do residents know about the oldest of our soldiers, particularly those who fought during the war that...

    Who's John Jay? Scholars urge new look at forgotten founder

    The inner circle of founders has been set for as long as anyone can remember — Washington, Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Hamilton and Madison. Almost never mentioned is John Jay. "Most people know something about him. ... But very few know the...