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Connecticut Historical Society

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1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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October 2018

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: CHS Gets Creepy

Saturday, October 20, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 1:00pm

Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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History gets creepy with this spooky look behind the scenes. Tales of vampires, corpses on ice, and death portraits haunt the storage vaults of the CHS. Come and get the history scared out of you. You’ll visit storage and collection areas not normally open to the public, and learn how the CHS preserves the stories of Connecticut, with a focus on our creepiest tales and objects. Tours last approximately 1 hour and are appropriate for ages 12 and up. Space…

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Exhibit Tour of Facing War: Connecticut in World War I

Saturday, October 20, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Every Saturday, join a Connecticut Historical Society staff member for a guided tour of the highlights of Facing War: Connecticut in World War I. The tour is free for members, and free with admission for non-members. Find more information here. 

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The Debates at the 1818 Constitutional Convention and Their Relevance Today

Thursday, October 25, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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This fall, the CHS is partnering with UCONN Law School to offer a lecture series, The Constitution of 1818: Debate and Dissent in the Land of Steady Habits, to mark the 200th anniversary of the creation of Connecticut’s 1818 state Constitution. Connecticut’s nickname is the “Constitution State”, but in fact it was almost the last state in the early republic to change its colonial charter to a constitution. Why? This lecture series will examine the ways in which the Constitution of…

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Día de los Muertos: Free Community Event

Saturday, October 27, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Celebrate Día de los Muertos at the Connecticut Historical Society. This joyful Mexican celebration takes place among families to welcome their departed family members, to celebrate life, and to poke fun at death. The Connecticut Cultural Heritage Arts Program will partner with the Mariachi Academy of New England, a statewide, non-profit, community music and education organization, to present a traditional Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead celebration at the CHS on Saturday October 27, 2018. The event is free…

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Exhibit Tour of Facing War: Connecticut in World War I

Saturday, October 27, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Every Saturday, join a Connecticut Historical Society staff member for a guided tour of the highlights of Facing War: Connecticut in World War I. The tour is free for members, and free with admission for non-members. Find more information here. 

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November 2018

Free First Saturday

Saturday, November 3, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States

Did you know that Connecticut factories made weapons, uniforms, submarines, and medical supplies for the American troops fighting in World War I? Find out what it was to be a factory worker through interactive experiences at the CHS on Free First Saturday. Kids can race against the clock to complete various jobs, such as replacing threaded bobbins and packaging mess kits for soldiers. Kids can also make their own toy airplane or submarine to take home. For more historical fun,…

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Exhibit Tour of Facing War: Connecticut in World War I

Saturday, November 3, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Every Saturday, join a Connecticut Historical Society staff member for a guided tour of the highlights of Facing War: Connecticut in World War I. The tour is free for members, and free with admission for non-members. Find more information here. 

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Exhibit Tour of Facing War: Connecticut in World War I

Saturday, November 10, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Every Saturday, join a Connecticut Historical Society staff member for a guided tour of the highlights of Facing War: Connecticut in World War I. The tour is free for members, and free with admission for non-members. Find more information here. 

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Exhibit Tour of Facing War: Connecticut in World War I

Saturday, November 17, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 1, 2018

Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Every Saturday, join a Connecticut Historical Society staff member for a guided tour of the highlights of Facing War: Connecticut in World War I. The tour is free for members, and free with admission for non-members. Find more information here. 

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Exhibit Tour of Facing War: Connecticut in World War I

Saturday, November 24, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 1, 2018

Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Every Saturday, join a Connecticut Historical Society staff member for a guided tour of the highlights of Facing War: Connecticut in World War I. The tour is free for members, and free with admission for non-members. Find more information here. 

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December 2018

Free First Saturday

Saturday, December 1, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until Saturday, December 1, 2018

Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States

Did you know that Connecticut factories made weapons, uniforms, submarines, and medical supplies for the American troops fighting in World War I? Find out what it was to be a factory worker through interactive experiences at the CHS on Free First Saturday. Kids can race against the clock to complete various jobs, such as replacing threaded bobbins and packaging mess kits for soldiers. Kids can also make their own toy airplane or submarine to take home. For more historical fun,…

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Exhibit Tour of Facing War: Connecticut in World War I

Saturday, December 1, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 1, 2018

Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Every Saturday, join a Connecticut Historical Society staff member for a guided tour of the highlights of Facing War: Connecticut in World War I. The tour is free for members, and free with admission for non-members. Find more information here. 

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