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ISSUE 16    SUMMER 2017
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Artist Christopher Gurshin


Top Left: Skip Broom; Lower left: Derby Historical Society

STARTLING HISTORY EMERGES FROM THE DAVID HUMPHREYS HOUSE IN ANSONIA  Built in 1698, the David Humphreys House in Ansonia... (more)

RESTORING HISTORIC HOUSE IN GLASTONBURY AN UPWARDLY MOVING EXPERIENCE by Peter Marteka
Old coins usually turn up in between couch cushions or under car... (more)

HEBRON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL COLONIAL DAY
On Thursday, May 18,a hundred and twenty  5th graders at Hebron...(more)

     Early New England Homes and Country Carpenters

TWO “BIGS” AT OLDE NEW ENGLAND SALVAGE
In the antiques business, hand-sized pieces are generally referred to... (more)

TIM CROMARTY, FOLK ARTIST FROM OLD SAYBROOK
 Tim Cromarty was twelve years old when he and his friends set up... (more)

BOOK REVIEW - A SIMPLER WAY OF LIFE
This book is much more than a gorgeous coffee-table item, it is an... (more)

     H.P. Broom, Housewright - Building on Tradition

MARY FOOTE BEECHER PERKINS By Anya Laurence
One of the least vocal of the famous Beecher family, Mary, born in East... (more)

ONE OF AMERICA'S GREAT SHRINES TO FREEDOM IS IN DANGER OF BEING LOST FOREVER
Time is running out for a vital piece of American history... (more)

JEWELRY AT MANSFIELD DRIVE-IN MARKETPLACE
In the Spirit of Monty Hall
 
Over the past few years we have run a series of articles about the...(more)

QUICK STOP AT LITCHFIELD HISTORY MUSEUM
Driving through Litchfield and pressed for time, I couldn’t help...(more)

      Sound Home Inspections, LLC- old homes a specialty

THE REV. JOSEPH HOPKINS TWICHELL:
One of Connecticut's Finest Preachers By Anya Laurence

Twichell, born in Plantsville, a neighborhood of Southington,... (more)

FROM THE EDITOR
The Home-Keeping Wit: Welcome to the Here and Now

POEM "Nah Sunflower" by Richard Springer

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