Tag Archives: history

Hallowed Ground

Can you feel them? All Hallow’s Eve is upon us, and the dead are just beneath our feet.

New Haven is an old city, and there are bodies where we least expect them. In the East Shore section of town, …

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Entertainment Center

Few buildings in New Haven have stirred more sentiment—positive or negative—than the New Haven Veterans Memorial Coliseum. …

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Troup Formation

Augusta Troup (née Lewis)

Connecticut voted for the 19th amendment, which granted women the right to vote, on September 14, 1920. That same day, the state lost one of its most ardent and least recognized suffragists, Augusta Lewis Troup…

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Rewriting History

In its newest exhibition, Artspace expands the definition of creativity to include activists and the way in which they, like artists, reimagine the world. …

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Under Construction

“We are taking the town out of the 18th century and projecting it into the 21st.”

Even for a politician, that was a hyperbolic way of casting New Haven’s urban renewal program …

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Raising Hale

On the morning of May 10, 2017, Fort Nathan Hale Park was abuzz with preparation ahead of its season-opening celebration a few days later. At the northern end, a small plinth stood empty in the middle of a five-pointed star. …

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