Tag Archives: Kathy Leonard Czepiel

Trials and Errors

It’s fun today to don a pointy black hat and play at being a witch for Halloween. But things were decidedly less amusing for those who came off as witches in 17th-century New Haven. …

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Good Bones

Cars slow and walkers linger in front of 1801 Whitney Avenue in Hamden. …

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Foot Falls

If you want to see Connecticut’s highest waterfall, you can drive an hour and a half to Kent Falls State Park. Hopefully, the parking lot won’t be full, and you can picnic at the base of the falls. On weekends, …

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On Display

The first Chinese woman to arrive in America is believed to have been a teenager named Afong Moy, who was put on public display, beginning in New York City in 1834, as The Chinese Lady. “AFONG MOY is a native …

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Making Peace

Gary Kyshon Miller Sr., age 20. Walter Jaynes Sr., age 19. These and more than 600 other names are etched into bricks on a broad, curving walkway that leads to New Haven’s new Botanical Garden of Healing…

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Formal Introduction

The second-floor painting studio at Creative Arts Workshop is a cavernous room with concrete floors and a patchwork of white wallboard. Slanted skylights let in the light of dusk. At…

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Battle Lines

Early in the American Revolution, General George Washington had a 14th colony in mind: Canada. …

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Relation Ship

It’s been several years since the Amistad’s masts last towered above her old home port at Long Wharf. …

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Rail to Trail

A westerly wind runs across the tidal marsh, combing the silky heads of reedy marsh grass. …

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At the Dawn

Quinnipiac was the name first given to the land that, on September 1, 1640, became known instead by English settlers as New Haven. Like its earliest moniker, only traces remain of the artifacts and histories of the city’s first people, …

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