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Panoramic view of Bushnell Park, Hartford

Land Purchase Becomes Bushnell Park – Today in History: January 5

On January 5, 1854, Hartford voters approved spending over $100,000…

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Video – Hidden History: Bushnell Park

Your Town’s History in Video: Bushnell Park

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Horace Bushnell

Horace Bushnell Born – Today in History: April 14

April 14, 2017 • Belief, Horace Bushnell, Litchfield

On April 14, 1802, Horace Bushnell was born in Bantam….

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Video – Dotha Bushnell Hillyer Tribute Film

The Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame pays tribute to philanthropist Dotha Bushnell Hillyer, patron of a living memorial to her father, the Reverend Horace Bushnell.

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Keney Park Meadow, ca. early 1900s

The Park Movement in Hartford

The Hartford City Parks Collection comprises a rich archive, documenting Hartford’s pioneering effort to establish and maintain a viable system of municipal parks and connecting parkways between them.

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