Tag Archives: New Haven Museum

Bits and Pieces

One of the most valuable collections at the New Haven Museum’s Whitney Library isn’t a set of rare manuscripts or first editions. …

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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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Nothing to Fear

A photo essay.

It’s hard not to have a happy Halloween in New Haven, a place that breezily subverts the motifs meant to menace us. …

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History in the Making

Home movies are made for home. Most of us would never think to show ours in public. But the silent flickering of family weddings, birthdays, vacations, baseball games and parades on the screen at the New Haven Museum last Saturday …

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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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This Week in New Haven (October 14 – 20)

Erector Square

Ways to connect the dots this week: Investigate the justice system and then a murder mystery. View fleeting chalk art, precious fine art and everlasting concrete art. Enjoy old-timey jazz and old-timey home movies. …

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Western Union

Chapel Street is New Haven’s longest single route, according to Doris B. Townshend’s The Streets of New Haven. But its western downtown end has a character all its own…

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