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...
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...
We Won! Award of Merit from AALSH

We Won! Award of Merit from AALSH

The Connecticut Trust was honored with a 2018 Award of Merit for excellence in history programs and projects at the annual conference of the American Association of State and Local History organizations in Kansas City. Renée Tribert (pictured, center) accepted the...
Book Launch Party – 11/6!

Book Launch Party – 11/6!

On November 6, the Connecticut Trust will launch its new book, Connecticut Architecture: Stories of 100 Places, with a talk and reception at the Samuel Russell House in Middletown. Written by Deputy Director Christopher Wigren and published by Wesleyan University...
Manchester Mill Makes the State Register!

Manchester Mill Makes the State Register!

The former Mill #3 of the Glastonbury Knitting Company, located at 501 Middle Turnpike East in Manchester, sits proudly on the north side of the Manchester Green adjacent to the National Register-listed Woodbridge Farmstead. At the October meeting of the Historic...
Webinar on Mill Reuse – 9/27

Webinar on Mill Reuse – 9/27

Join staff member Renée Tribert for a webinar from September 27th from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. on the “Adaptive Reuse of Historic Mills – Resources and Tools.”  Her co-presenter is Jason Vincent, AICP, Director of Planning for the Town of Stonington. Renée...