Tag Archives: Grove Street Cemetery

Trees of Knowledge

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The graves of loved ones and luminaries are enough to attract visitors to the Grove Street Cemetery. But this 18-acre oasis in the middle of the city has long held another appeal…

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Lots and Lots

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Finding and claiming a piece of local history is like panning a river for gold, except, in the Information Age, you can do it from home while wearing your jammies. …

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Hallowed Ground

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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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Crushing It

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A print on a wall at the bottom of a staircase. An antique rifle kept racked behind glass. A…

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Sense of Occasion

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Talk about an adjustment. …

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Flight Club

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A photo essay.

The first rule of Flight Club is: You do not talk about Flight Club. Not in English, anyway. …

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Eminent Domain (pt. 2)

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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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Nothing to Fear

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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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Tales from the Crypt

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What do Benedict Arnold’s first wife, Rutherford B. Hayes’s grandmother and James Hillhouse’s uncle have in common? …

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Morale Victory

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To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day this week, Daily Nutmeg is publishing a four-part series examining New Haven’s impact on World War II—and vice versa.

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