Monthly Archives: July 2009

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Frederick William MacMonnies’ Nathan Hale

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers is pleased to announce our upcoming auction on September 13-14, 2009.  We thought you may have an interest Frederick William MacMonnies’ Nathan Hale.  I have included an image of the work and the catalogue description below.  You … Continue reading

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Hale and Hearty: Committee polishes off Nathan Hale restoration project

From the New London Times   When they learned the Nathan Hale statue in Williams Park was missing so many letters the message on its base was not legible, the Whaling City Restoration Committee decided restoring it was their only … Continue reading

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Connecticut Line CTSSAR – Battle of Norwalk Photos are Posted

Compatriots of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR (and Guests), Our photos of the Battle of Norwalk are now posted on our unit’s website: www.ConnecticutLine.org Please check them out. If anyone has any photos of us on the battlefield, please forward them … Continue reading

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Nathan Hale Schoolhouse In East Haddam

Description: The restored red schoolhouse, located since 1900 atop the hill in back of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, is over 200 years old and served as a school from 1750 to 1799. During these years it was located on the … Continue reading

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Nathan Hale Schoolhouse In New London

Description: Our state hero, Nathan Hale, taught in this school after leaving the quiet of Moodus in 1774 and stayed until 1775, when the Revolutionary War started. The site is now maintained by the Connecticut Sons of the American Revolution. … Continue reading

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Connecticut Line CTSSAR: REPORT – 230th Anniversary Commemoration of the Battle of Norwal

Dear Compatriots of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR, Just returned from the 230th Anniversary Commemoration of the Battle of Norwalk Weekend in Norwalk, Connecticut. It was a great weekend, 2 beautiful days, it was just Saturday night where we had strong … Continue reading

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Reenactors set for Battle and Burning of Norwalk

Click here to view the YourCT.com Article & Photos As reported by the Connecticut Post, 7/7/09 Every five years, during the second weekend of July, Eric Chandler dons a swallow-tail coat and brass helmet, grabs his Charleville musket and joins … Continue reading

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Memorial for the Burning of Norwalk

Press Release – YourCT.com Victims of the Burning of Norwalk Remembered The Norwalk Historical Society will present a memorial for all victims of the Burning of Norwalk – American or British, soldier or civilian – on The Green near the … Continue reading

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Revolutionary War Veteran From Connecticut Honored In Michigan

By JESSE LEAVENWORTH, The Hartford Courant, July 10, 2009 When the alarm at Lexington was sounded in 1775, Daniel Throop of Lebanon was among the Connecticut men who hurried north to join the fray. Throop, who became a captain in … Continue reading

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Norwalk Independence Day Celebration

The Roger Sherman Branch #5 in Norwalk, the Norwalk-Village Green Chapter of the DAR, Crystal Theatre, and local officials participated in the reading of the Declaration of Independence on the Green along with the tolling of the bells, as part … Continue reading

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