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01/21/2020

February 15 Quilts of Valor

QUILTS OF VALOR SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15th 8:30am – 3:00pm The mission of the foundation is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor. Join us for the presentation ceremony at 9:30am or at 8:30am for breakfast with the veterans ($5.00 suggested donation) and over 30 quilters […] READ MORE.
01/21/2020

February 18 Circus Moves!

*** TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18th at 1:00pm- Circus Moves with Cynthia Rauscher! *** No school!! Read with a circus performer, learn how to walk a tightrope & other circus fun. Must have a parent or guardian to help with activities. Registration requested but not required. Read the article on calvertlibrary.org READ MORE.
01/21/2020

The Ridgefield Press

An interesting find/mystery right herein CT The newest discovery also yielded 28 brass buttons, according to the Ridgefield Historical Society, and those artifacts will undergo testing by a team of forensic experts at the University of Connecticut, Quinnipiac University, Yale University, the University of Florida and the University of California-Santa Cruz. Read the article on READ MORE.
01/06/2020

The Victorian Society in America

Interesting local history Today in Victorian History: January 6, 1853 – Franklin Pierce, the President-elect of the United States at the time, and his family are involved in a train wreck in Massachusetts. The family had been traveling from Boston by train when their car derailed and rolled down an embankment near Andover, Massachusetts. Both READ MORE.
01/03/2020

Connecticut State Historian

In our first Gratingthenutmeg.libsyn.com podcast for 2020, Walt Woodward interviews author and historian Tom Shachtman talks about his just-released book, The Founding Fortunes: How America’s Wealthy Paid for and Profited From America’s Revolution. Shachtman asks an important question most historians don’t consider: “‘Who paid’ for the war for independence?” Shachtmanhelps us understand the national significance READ MORE.

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