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Eminent Domain (pt. 2)

From colonial rebel to 20th-century documentarian, some of the most notable yet little-noted women in New Haven history are interred at Grove Street Cemetery. …

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Eminent Domain (pt. 1)

Eli Whitney, Noah Webster, Roger Sherman, James Hillhouse. Even in death, the men seem to get all the attention. But the New Haven Museum and Friends of the Grove Street Cemetery…

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Old-Timers

A time traveler from New Haven’s colonial days would barely recognize it today. …

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City Treasure

Like many parks, Scantlebury Park is active or restful depending on the need. …

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Commercial Space

Since its creation in 1794, a few things have changed for the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce. …

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Lost and Found

A photo essay. To view all 31 images, check out the email version of this story. 

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Tales from the Crypt

What do Benedict Arnold’s first wife, Rutherford B. Hayes’s grandmother and James Hillhouse’s uncle have in common? …

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Home and Garden

The story of the Pardee-Morris House, one of New Haven’s oldest structures, usually focuses on its role in the Revolutionary War. …

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Tracking Quarry

Sleeping Giant State Park

“Welcome home Giant lovers!” the Sleeping Giant Park Association’s Facebook page proclaimed on June 14. …

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Wholly Poli

Sylvester Z. Poli

Vaudeville theater magnate Sylvester Z. Poli had, by the time of his official retirement in 1928, opened over 20 theaters from Worcester, MA, to Washington, DC. But…

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