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Celebrate the Season at the New London Nathan Hale Schoolhouse

New London is always merry during the holidays, but this year marks the start of an extra-special holiday tradition: the grand opening of the new seasonal skating rink at Parade Plaza, across from the Nathan Hale School House’s new location. … Continue reading

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Communities Asked To Honor Black Soldiers Who Served In The Revolution

A years-long effort to win recognition for the thousands of black soldiers who fought in the Revolutionary War is coming to Connecticut. Eighty Connecticut municipalities are being asked to adopt resolutions recognizing the contributions of those black soldiers and sailors. … Continue reading

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Independence Day Weekend Encampment Update

Compatriot Members of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR, I just wanted to report on the Independence Day Weekend Encampment at Mount Washington, NH. and the Independence Day Parade in Columbia, CT. Both were very successfull. We had a total of 12 … Continue reading

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Introducing New Book About Signers of Declaration of Independence

Signing Their Lives Away: The Fame and Misfortune of the Men Who Signed the Declaration of Independence (Quirk Books) by Denise Kiernan and Joseph D’Agnese Dear friends and colleagues, We want to make sure you’re aware of our new book … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Events Report

Dear Compatriots of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR, I just wanted to put out a brief report on Memorial Day Activities. Yesterday the Connecticut Line CTSSAR marched with the Connecticut DAR and the Lebanon Business Association in the Memorial Day Parade … Continue reading

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Patriot’s Day Parade

Dear Compatriots of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR, Just a quick report on the 2 Patriot’s Day Parades that we marched in today in Concord and Lexington, Massachusetts. We had 19 marching in the parades today, HUZZAH!!! 17 in Concord and … Continue reading

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BIG 3 Report

Dear Compatriots of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR, Just a quick report on the BIG 3 last Saturday, good thing for e-mails, I can still barely talk. We had beautiful weather, and a good turnout of public. This year we were … Continue reading

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War Office Restoration

Last Sunday five compatriots and four Coast Guard cadets helped to finish the prep of the plaster walls to get ready for painting. We need your help to finish the interior work in the War Office for the new exhibits … Continue reading

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REPORT – St. Patrick’s Day Parade, New Haven, CT

Dear Compatriots of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR, First, I would like to thank the 15 members who participated in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New Haven, CT. yesterday. It RAINED, and RAINED, and RAINED. Nothing like marching in a … Continue reading

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New and Free DAR Online Databases

The following announcement was written by the Daughters of the American Revolution: After nearly a decade of scanning, indexing, and other behind-the-scenes work by DAR members and employees, the Daughters of the American Revolution is pleased to announce the availability … Continue reading

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