Month: September 2019

10/12/2019 Encounters: Public Punishment, Race, and Remembrance

Saturday, October 12, 2019 10:00 am-12:00 pm with lunch to follow Old State House, 800 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 RSVP to rebecca.taber-conover@cga.ct.gov What does the history of punishment in Connecticut mean for us today? For twenty years, a reproduction stock and pillory have stood on the west side of Connecticut’s Old State House. Without […]

9/21/19 Encounters: Uncovering Black and Indigenous Histories

9/21 Encounters: Uncovering Black and Indigenous Histories Saturday, September 21, 2019  10:00 am – 12:00 pm with lunch to follow Hartford History Center, 3rd Floor Hartford Public Library, 500 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 RSVP to jeagosto@hplct.org Who gets remembered? The Ancient Burying Ground is a state historical treasure whose many headstones commemorate leaders of […]