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Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library
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This Saturday is our #DíadelosMuertos event! Learn about the cultural traditions, enjoy food from the Taco Tequila food truck, decorate sugar skull cookies, make papel picado (cut paper designs), watch the movie Coco, and enjoy a special concert by students from the Mariachi Academy of New England and the popular touring group Mariachi México Antiguo!
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This winter we will host a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution, “Patios, Pools, & the Invention of the American Backyard.” Help us build the exhibit! Submit photos from your patios, pools, and backyards!
chs.org/exhibition/backyards/
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Many times, we’re given artifacts, like plot plans, without any context. It’s up to our team to determine, is this related to Connecticut? Where in Connecticut is this? Pictured are plot plans for land in Connecticut circa 1789. This one may remain a mystery... #ArchivesMonth
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Join us October 27th for a day full of tradition, tacos, cookie decorating, music, and a movie screening of Coco! #DiaDeLosMuertos #LetsGoArts @LetsGoArts_org
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Eight to ten thousand new words & meanings! Check out this 1859 unabridged version of the Webster Dictionary…with pictures! #DictionaryDay #ArchivesMonth
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Happy birthday, Jonathan Trumbull! Governor of the Colony of Connecticut from 1769 to 1776 and Governor of the State of Connecticut from 1776 to 1784. He was the only Colonial Governor to side with the colonists and remained in office throughout the Revolutionary War. 
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Tonight, our guest speaker, Mallory Warner of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, will present the stories of four women who served as military medical staff during World War One. This event is free and open to the public. #SmithsonianAffilliate 
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Grab your favorite purse, it’s #HandBagDay! Pictured is a 1940-60’s G. Fox hand bag featuring the store front. 
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Tune into the PBS two-part mini-series, The Circus, tonight at 9pm and 11pm. The later episode will focus specifically on the Hartford circus fires. Keep an eye out for our collection pieces!
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This Saturday, the Hartford Marathon & Half Marathon will be running by CHS! The museum and research center will open at noon. Good luck, runners! #RunHartford
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