Monthly Archives: September 2019

This week’s trivia question

One of Hartford’s most-travelled streets was known as Hubbard Street until 1873, when it received its current name. What is that street? You’ll find the answer at the top of the Trivia page.

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This week’s trivia question

The $133 million renovation of Weaver High School has been drawing rave reviews. It’s named after Thomas Snell Weaver. Who was he? Click here for the answer: https://hartfordhistory.net/trivia.html

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Re: the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford, people of color in the Ancient Burying Ground, and Sol LeWitt

The Fall 2019 issue of Connecticut Explored magazine includes an article from me on the history of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Hartford, which was a launch pad for the national B&G Clubs movement. You’ll need a subscription to read it … so subscribe! Other Hartford-related articles in the issue include: “Unburying Hartford’s Native […]

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This week’s trivia question

A famous Hartford restaurant opened in the basement of the United States Hotel on State Street in 1845. Name it. Give up? Here’s the answer.

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