Tracing the Steps of New Britain’s Puerto Ricans

Tracing the Steps of New Britain’s Puerto Ricans

Barbara Sternal, a graduate student in Public History at Central Connecticut State University, was one of our 2018 interns.  She originally wrote this piece for Connecticut Preservation News.  The histories of European immigrants who contributed to the growth and...
House Talk at Hemingway House – 11/4

House Talk at Hemingway House – 11/4

Join preservationists for an exclusive House Talk at the Samuel Hemingway house, built in 1790. Tour the house to see all its wonderful features (including numerous fireplaces, one being a meat smoker in the attic!) and hear remarks about its history and recent...
Wood Windows Workshops – 11/8 & 11/29

Wood Windows Workshops – 11/8 & 11/29

The Connecticut Trust presents another wooden window repair workshop!  The instructor for the workshop will be Steve Marshall of WoodWindowRestorationCT.  All participants will need to provide their own: Half-face respirator, properly fitted with new filters...
Vote YES for Public Lands on 11/6

Vote YES for Public Lands on 11/6

If you live in Connecticut, you have a stake in our shared public lands.  Shouldn’t you have a say in how and whether they are given away?   Historic buildings and structures grace many state owned properties and parks:   Seaside Sanatorium in Waterford and the...
Remembering Visionary Developer Marc Levine

Remembering Visionary Developer Marc Levine

The Connecticut Trust remembers visionary preservationist, developer, and advocate Marc S. Levine, who passed away today, October 16, 2018, after a long illness.   Marc was a lover of historic places who took often-heroic actions to bring long-neglected buildings back...