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WINTER 2005/2006
VOLUME 4 / NUMBER 1

IN THIS ISSUE: BUILT IT/ RAZED IT

  Hartford Neighborhoods Then & Now
 Entire Farming Community Vanishes
 Old Lyme Gal Gets a Makeover
 Can Sam Colt Win Over the Park Service?

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On the cover: Inset post card: The Prior family at home on North Beacon Street in Hartford, 1906. Collection of Tomas J. Nenortas
Background photo: The Stavinskys in front of the same home today. photo: Karen O’Maxfield

Contents
pg 9 From the Publisher:
pg 10 Letters, etc.
pg 14 Hartford: Then and Now.
By Nancy O. Albert, Tomas Nenortas, and Karen O’Maxfield
pg 20 A Valley Flooded to Slake the Capital Region’s Thirst.
By Kevin Murphy
pg 26 40 and Fabulous: The National Historic Preservation Act.
By Mary M. Donohue
pg 30 Making a Success of Coltsville.
By William Hosley
pg 36 Florence Griswold Museum: The Spirit of Miss Florence Restored
By Liz Farrow
pg 42 re: Collections: The Litchfield Congregational Meetinghouse
A Litchfield church, jilted at the altar, stages a comeback.
By Rachel D. Carley
pg 43 Destination: The Warner and Palace Theaters
The spotlight shines brightly on two vintage theaters.
By Gina Bacchiocchi
pg 46 Shoebox Archives: In a Neighborhood, A Boy’s World.
By Walter E. Smith
pg 48 Noah Webster Slept Here. So Did I.
By Frederick W. Hamilton
pg 50 Soapbox: We’ve Got the Public Act. Now the Hard Work Begins.
By Helen Higgins
pg 52 Afterword
Historic holiday events not to be missed, Heroism in History conference, and more…

 

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