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A Muster Ceremony, New Haven Green

The First Battle of Bull Run: Connecticut Troops Stand Firm When the Battle Turns Against Them

Connecticut troops earned admiration for staying to fight when others fled.

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Unitarian Church, Brooklyn

Celia Burleigh, Connecticut’s First Female Minister

March 15, 2020 • Brooklyn, Belief, Women

In 1871, Celia Burleigh, a life-long activist and reformer, became…

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An illustration from A Sketch of the life, trial, and execution of Oliver Watkins

Connecticut Draws the Curtain on Public Executions

Brooklyn’s status as county seat in 1831 resulted in the…

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Over Time: Brooklyn’s Historical Population

February 28, 2014 • Hide Featured Image, Brooklyn

Census data, from colonial times on up to the present, is a key resource for those who study the ways in which communities change with the passage of time.

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