The Earliest Evidence of Humans in Connecticut!

The Earliest Evidence of Humans in Connecticut!

Archaeologists working at a Department of Transportation (DOT) construction site earlier this year uncovered the earliest evidence of humans in Connecticut. DOT is replacing the bridge that carries Old Farms Road over the Farmington River, and construction will impact...
Honoring CT’s First African American Chief Judge

Honoring CT’s First African American Chief Judge

The Connecticut Trust was proud to feature in its last bimonthly newsletter (available to members) the news that the Constance Baker Motley house and preserve have been added to the Connecticut Freedom Trail. Born and raised in New Haven, Judge Motley (1921-2005) and...
Around the State: Stratford & Groton

Around the State: Stratford & Groton

In each of our bimonthly newsletters, we feature stories from around the state.  Here are two from the latest issue!  For a paper copy of our newsletter, become a member!     Stratford:  The American Shakespeare Theatre (1955; NR), pictured above, was destroyed by...
A Discovery in a 17th c. East Hartford Home

A Discovery in a 17th c. East Hartford Home

While dismantling the Hills house on High Street in East Hartford, workers from the Glastonbury Restoration Company uncovered a 5-foot-long drawing of a battle scene. Although primitive in execution, the scene is complex, depicting three distinct groups of...