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House and Home

Grave of William and Sarah Winchester

For the fact that New Haven is one of the oldest cities in America, it doesn’t have many ghosts. There are colonial graveyards and old mansions galore, but its spectral population seems limited to…

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Arms’ Reach

Winchester Lofts

In the 1870s, an offshoot of New Haven’s Canal Street was renamed to honor the sprawling new factory that’d been built there. The complex was one of the biggest in the state, let alone the city, and by the late …

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History Repeating

Winchester Repeating Arms Company factory circa 1920

Over the next month, the United States Department of the Interior will be reading a 193-page report about New Haven’s Newhallville neighborhood. The document contains detailed information, house by house, naming each resident and his or her occupation, with maps …

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