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Ida Tarbell: The Woman Who Took On Standard Oil

At the end of the 19th century, Ida Tarbell became one of the most famous “muckraking” journalists in America, thanks largely to her investigation of the Standard Oil Company.


Helen Keller in front of her home at Arcan Ridge, Easton

Helen Keller in Connecticut: The Last Years of a Legendary Crusader

May 31, 2021 • Easton, Education, Women

This internationally known author, political activist, and lecturer made her final home in Easton.


Igor Sikorsky in the VS-300

Igor Sikorsky Dies – Today in History: October 26

On October 26, 1972, aviation pioneer Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky died…


Helen Keller

Helen Keller Dies – Today in History: June 1

On June 1, 1968, American author, political activist, and lecturer…


Video – Helen Keller Tribute Film

The Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame pays tribute to Easton resident Helen Keller, an inspirational champion for the disabled.


Over Time: Easton’s Historical Population

January 11, 2015 • Hide Featured Image, Easton

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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