In 1711, Connecticut outlawed walking “in the night season” to discourage people from being out at night drunk and making a commotion. The following 1770 document from our collection reflects this law in action. It's a detailed and vivid formal complaint about some late-night shenanigans, unappreciated by the victim of those shenanigans.
Connecticut Valley Furniture by Eliphalet Chapin and His Contemporaries, 1750-1800 was a groundbreaking exhibition on view at the Concord Museum in Concord, MA and the Connecticut Historical Society Museum in 2005 and 2006. Accompanied [...]
Founders of Windsor, defined by the Descendants of the Founders of Ancient Windsor genealogy group as heads of families who arrived in Windsor by 1641, have millions of descendants living in the United States. [...]
In this column, we are featuring one of the invaluable volunteers who supplement and complement the work of our paid staff in so many ways. It is a privilege and honor to work together to [...]