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Redding and the Revolutionary War

Hello everyone! Happy Town Tuesday! Did you know that Redding was home to three encampments during the Revolutionary War? General Israel Putnam held a strategic position there during the winter of 1778–79, where he was joined by three Continental brigades. Prior to the establishment of these encampments, Redding had been playing its part in the…

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April 7, 2020

City of Norwich Purchases Historic Victorian

On March 14, 2020, the City of Norwich, Connecticut bid just over $32,000 on a historic Victorian-era home. The City was the sole bidder, securing ownership of the Cassidy House, arguably one of Connecticut’s most notable examples of Stick architecture. Pictured: Partial view of the Dr. Patrick Cassidy House in Norwich, CT.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)…

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March 25, 2020

Captivating Colonial Connecticut

Have you ever wondered where “saltbox” homes got their name? Have you ever wanted to see the inside homes built in the 1700s? Do you want to learn about the people who lived in those homes? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you can’t miss Histoury’s architectural history tour of Wilton, Connecticut! …

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March 4, 2020