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Trials by Fire


Arson is among the most destructive and deadly crimes. On Christmas Day 2019, an arsonist set fire to the historic Walter Camp house on Chapel Street, destroying its third floor and damaging the rest. Earlier that year, a fire set …

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Criminal Records

Whitney Library, New Haven Museum

Numerous historians have asserted that, during its heady first decades starting in 1638, the colony of New Haven was the purest of all the Puritan theocracies established in the New World. …

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