Israel Putnam served with distinction in the Seven Years’ War and in the Revolutionary War, particularly at the Battle of Bunker Hill.Read
by Christina Volpe As one of the most well-known American…Read
Church bells served many important functions in early New England. Consequently, skilled bellfounders in Connecticut found themselves in high demand.Read
Religious mandates, the difficulties of colonial-era travel, and industrialization are a few of the forces that gave rise to the proliferation of towns in our state.Read
Within the heritage tourism industry, it is not uncommon to…Read
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.Read
There are many versions of the story of Israel Putnam and the wolf, but the original is found in a book first published in Hartford in 1788 while Putnam was still alive.Read
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