Summer 2014 VOLUME 12/ NUMBER 3
IN THIS ISSUE: History Under Our Feet > From Cold War to Cool Wine > Bellantoni’s Favorite Digs > A Pile of Rocks Rewrites History > A Lakota Sioux Returns Home
PLUS: Four Towns Celebrate 375!
ON THE COVER: Archaeologists examine ballast stones that may be a wreck from the War of 1812. photo: Jerry Roberts. See story p. 38.
Table of Contents
9 Hog River Journal: Why Connecticut Didn’t Go Dutch By Elizabeth J. Normen
10 Letters, etc.
13 From the State Historian: Henry Green and the Final Underground. By Walter W. Woodward
15 From Cold War to Cold Storage
An underground insurance records facility now stores something sweeter. By John Ramsey
20 State Archaeologist on 30 Years of Great Finds: Right Down the Street, and Right Beneath Your Feet
Our state archaeologist’s favorite finds. By Nicholas F. Bellantoni
26 Rediscovering Albert Afraid of Hawk
Buffalo Bill’s Wild West leaves a trail of tears. By Diane C. Hassan
32 An Early Advocate for Connecticut’s Gay Community
Canon Jones was on the vanguard of gay rights. By Emily E. Gifford
38 New Discoveries at Battle Site Essex By Jerry Roberts
40 Site Lines: Preserving What We Can’t See By Karin Peterson
42 Restoring East Granby’s Smallpox Cemetery By Tom Howard
44 Milford, Guilford, and Stratford at 375 By Gene Leach
47 Fairfield Celebrates Its 375th By Elizabeth Rose
48 From the Desk of Stuart Parnes, Connecticut Humanities
51 Spotlight: Events & News from Partner Organizations