VOL. 21/NO. 2/Spring 2023


VOL. 21/NO. 2/Spring 2023

IN THIS ISSUE:  > The Power of Place


cover with students working on archaelogical dig

On the cover:  University of Massachusetts Boston graduate student Kiara Montes supervising excavation of an 18th-century house by students at the 2022 Eastern Pequot Archaeological Field School. photo: Courtesy of Stephen Silliman.


pg 9 Hog River Journal: The Power of Place: New Offices and New Partnerships

By Kathy Hermes

pg 10 Letters, etc.

pg 11Reflections on the Power of Place

By Jason Mancini

pg 14 The Rise of Exclusionary Zoning in Connecticut

By Jack Dougherty

pg 21 Shade: Labor Diasporas, Tobacco, Mobility and Urbanization

By Fiona Vernal

pg 25 On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous 

By Ocean Vuong

pg 28 Game Changer: Sisters, at Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center

By Melissa Houston

pg 32 Topsy in the Tropics

By Pablo Delano

pg 34 Hubbard Park: Meriden’s Crown Jewel

By Justin Piccirillo

pg 40 Eastern Pequot Archaeological Field School

By Stephen W. Silliman and Brenda Geer

pg 42 Land Grab CT: Student Voices

By Garrett McComas

pg 44 Topsmead: The Summer Home of Edith Morton Chase

By Alex Dubois

pg 48 New Haven History from the Sidewalk

by Mary M. Donohue

pg 50 Coming to New Haven and Enslaved Voices: Inclusive Education Programs at the New Haven Museum

By Khalil Quotap

pg 52 Archaeology at the Freeman Houses in the 19th-Century Bridgeport’s Little Liberia Community

By Sarah Sportman and Maisa Tisdale

pg 54 CT History for Kids: Connecticut’s National Historical Parks 

pg 55 Spotlight: Events and News from Partner Organizations


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