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J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate

J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

Mystic Seaport Museum presents J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate, a major exhibition organized in cooperation with Tate, from October 5, 2019, to February... more

History on the Water

History on the Water »

By: Rob Marchese

The Connecticut River Museum is proud to host the Onrust, a meticulous facsimile of the vessel that Captain Adriaen Block built back in 1614.  Constructed... more

Gillette’s Castle; A Spectacular Vantage Point

Gillette’s Castle; A Spectacular Vantage Point »

By: Veronica Phobes

Perched, prominently high above the scenic Connecticut River on what is referred to as one of the Seven Sister hilltops in the town of East Haddam sits William... more

Sweet Native Connecticut Corn

Sweet Native Connecticut Corn »

By: Veronica Phobes

Corn in Connecticut has a long and storied past dating back to the time of Native Americans and settlers; fast forward to present day and the hardy,... more

Launch of Mayflower II at Mystic Seaport

Launch of Mayflower II at Mystic Seaport »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

After nearly 3 years hidden under a large tent in the Shipyard, crews disassembled the structure that has sheltered Mayflower II during her restoration. The... more

Happy 105th Birthday BUSHNELL PARK CAROUSEL

Happy 105th Birthday BUSHNELL PARK CAROUSEL »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

A citywide celebration of the 105th birthday of the historic Bushnell Park Carousel is scheduled for Saturday, August 24, 2019. The event is planned to begin... more

Madison Historical Society’s Tour of Remarkable Homes

Madison Historical Society’s Tour of Remarkable Homes »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

The Madison Historical Society will host its seventh annual Tour of Remarkable Homes on Sunday, June 23, 2019, from 11 am to 4 pm. The self-guided tour will... more

New Haven’s Pardee-Morris House Has it All

New Haven’s Pardee-Morris House Has it All »

By: Rob Marchese

New Haven’s Pardee-Morris House is a veritable haven for cultural events throughout this summer.  From its Twilight Concerts to art exhibits and fit walks,... more

The Village of Noank, Connecticut

The Village of Noank, Connecticut »

By: Deb Cohen

Noank is a village on a small peninsula, vaguely ear-shaped, at the western edge of the entrance to Mystic River Harbor. With water on three sides and the... more

Nautical Roots of America’s Iconic Style

Nautical Roots of America’s Iconic Style »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

Streamlining in design refers to a style applied to manufactured objects in the 1930s and 40s. Designers and manufacturers were eager to increase... more

Equal Day and Night…

Equal Day and Night… »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, the day and night will be of almost equal duration. Conventional wisdom suggests that on the equinox everybody on Earth gets... more

Stone Walls of Connecticut

Stone Walls of Connecticut »

By: Staff

Have you ever noticed how many stone walls there are in Connecticut? Have you ever wondered who made them? And where they got all of those rocks? Early... more

Haunted Haunts; The Daniel Packer Inne

Haunted Haunts; The Daniel Packer Inne »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

I'm a bit of an anomaly; I started drinking coffee at nine, didn't like cake till my late teens, and routinely wear authentic Disney Princess dresses (except... more

Greenwich Polo Ponies

Greenwich Polo Ponies »

By: Lindsay Rizza

Nestled in the beautiful backcountry of Connecticut, Greenwich Polo Club was established in 1981 and is recognized as one of the elite high-goal polo venues... more

Celebrate your lager, stout, wheat beer or pale ale.

Celebrate your lager, stout, wheat beer or pale ale. »

By: Lindsay Rizza

One of the world’s oldest prepared beverages, beer dates back to 9500 BC when cereal was first farmed.  Recorded in history of ancient Iraq and Egypt. Beer... more

The Mystic Museum of Art

The Mystic Museum of Art »

By: Richard Malinsky

There is more to see in Mystic, CT than the well known historic seaport, aquarium, and bustling shops downtown.  Visitors to the area should consider... more

Rosenfeld Collection at Mystic Seaport

Rosenfeld Collection at Mystic Seaport »

By: Richard Malinsky

If you are planning a trip to visit historic Mystic Seaport don’t miss the opportunity to see two outstanding exhibitions of world-class photography that... more

Madison CT With Architecture and Antiques  

Madison CT With Architecture and Antiques   »

By: Rob Marchese

The Madison Historical Society is proud to celebrate its upcoming centennial by hosting this summer’s "Tour of Remarkable Homes". The tour, likely to draw... more

Branford Connecticut and the Shoreline Way

Branford Connecticut and the Shoreline Way »

By: Sherri Daley

Branford Connecticut and the Shoreline Way As tired as they perhaps were of wearing scratchy animal skin clothes, the Mattabesec Indians could have used... more

Connecticut’s Most Haunted Places

Connecticut’s Most Haunted Places »

By: Tom Soboleski

In search sinister graveyards and scary apparitions That ancient pagan holiday celebrating all things macabre is upon us. Halloween, feast of ghouls and... more