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Family Farm

The Dudley Farm Museum

Like history itself, The Dudley Farm Museum is a work in progress. …

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Designer Framing

Moat on Yale's Cross Campus

Once you learn about the moats, you’ll notice them all around Yale’s campus. …

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Cross Purposes

There’s an element of time travel on Route 15. …

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Lines in the Sand

Connecticut has 253 miles of shoreline, but in the late 1960s only seven miles of it were accessible to the public. That rankled activist Ned Coll, and he set out to do something about it. …

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Taken by Storm

The cloud was monstrous. Some saw it as a cone spiraling into itself like a massive spin of cotton candy. Others saw a giant layered bowl on a dense pedestal of rain. The National Weather Service later identified it as …

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Course of Events

New Haven Arena in 1934 (depicted image held by the New Haven Museum)

When the Beach Boys played, there was “no point in sitting down, except perhaps to keep from fainting,” recalls Sarah Heath of Hamden. Her friend Michael Ross, who grew up in North Haven, witnessed many a bloody hockey game when …

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Memory Serves

Rabbi Brockman at Mishkan Israel

About 450 years ago somewhere in Eastern Europe, perhaps in Poland, an unknown scribe wrote on sheepskin parchment the Hebrew text of the Torah. …

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Made to Measure

“There is a lure about milestoning, similar to that of fishing,” wrote Henry P. Sage…

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Book of Revelation

Wolf's Head

Maybe you’ve noticed them. Maybe you haven’t. …

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Oral History

Emeline Robert Jones

Emeline Roberts Jones didn’t intend to become the first American woman to practice dentistry. …

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