A day of reflection. A day of education. And for educator Karen Francis-Barnes, Juneteenth is a “symbol of an ideal we are still trying to achieve.”
Juneteenth marks the day when General Gordon Granger and Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865 and took control of the state and guaranteed that 250,000 people enslaved were set free, two and a half years after Abraham Lincoln...
The Thames River Heritage Park's water taxi season will run until Sept. 12. On Saturday, rides are $5, and free for those who show proof of vaccination.
Connecticut Landmarks’ Hempsted Houses is partnering with several local organizations and welcoming visitors this weekend for New London’s 7th annual Juneteenth Celebration.
The East Lyme Historical Society's annual Open House Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on the grounds of the Thomas Lee House, 228 West Main St., Niantic.
Reenactors used a replica field kitchen to make the treats, collecting donations to restore the city's howitzer.
The museum commemorated the 79th anniversary of the Battle of Midway, and celebrated reopening after a 14-month closure due to the pandemic.
World War I reenactment program Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. will include doughnuts cooked on a period field stove.
Ship models donated to New London maritime museum on Friday
Volunteers install horses on historic Watch Hill carousel Thursday
Seating signs and banners, player guides and rulebooks, scarves, hats, pint glasses, baseball bats and bobble heads were among the items for sale Saturday at Dodd Stadium in Norwich.
New London Maritime Society posts 'Voyage of the Whaler Merrimac,' an online exhibit featuring transcription of the 19th century journal it acquired last summer.
The owner of the Lighthouse Inn, who has faced delays in his ongoing renovations of the historic New London landmark, plans to open a restaurant and bar sometime this year.
Reflections by a season ticketholder.
A quarter century of minor league baseball tied to major league teams has ended at Dodd Stadium, as the Norwich Sea Unicorns work on what will be next.
To get an idea what a less-than-ideal return to normal could be like, it's worth a look at what happened as the last pandemic receded.
Tamara Lanier filed suit in March 2019 seeking return to her family photos of her enslaved ancestors commissioned by a Harvard University scientist in 1850.
Feb. 28, the last day of Black History Month, will be Ichabod Pease Day here, named for a man who was born into slavery and went on to establish the city’s first school for Black children in 1837.
People participated in the first Black History Month Walk, which honored the New London Public Schools' first Black teacher, on Saturday.