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Timothy Dwight

Foreign Mission School, Cornwall

An Experiment in Evangelization: Cornwall’s Foreign Mission School

November 10, 2020 • Cornwall, Timothy Dwight, Belief, Education

The story of the Foreign Mission School connects the town…


Connecticut History Day 2021: Communication in History

The of exchange of words, thoughts, and ideas also lay behind some of the most monumental events that happened right here in Connecticut


Joel Barlow

The Hartford Wits

Eventually taking the name the “Hartford Wits,” some of the most influential figures of the 18th century got together to write poetry that documented the state of the times.


Timothy Dwight

Timothy Dwight Dies – Today in History: January 11

On January 11, 1817, Timothy Dwight (theologian, educator, poet, and…


Morris Academy

Hidden Nearby: The Morris Academy

November 29, 2018 • Timothy Dwight, Education, Goshen, Morris

Rare for his time, educator James Morris accepted both boys and girls as students.


Timothy Dwight Provides Religious, Military, and Educational Services for a Young Country

Timothy Dwight was an influential preacher, poet, and educator who served as a chaplain during the Revolutionary War and later as the president of Yale College.


Am I not a man and a brother?

Early Anti-slavery Advocates in 18th-century Connecticut

Ideals advanced during the American Revolution inspired many of the state’s religious and political leaders to question and oppose slavery in the late 1700s.


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