Category Archives: Windham County

Yankee Magazine’s Best of Connecticut

So, have you looked around Connecticut lately at all the things the state has to offer, Yankee Magazine did and take a look at this rather “beefy” LIST. Yankee Magazine’s Editors’ Choice Coastal Fairfield Captain’s Cove – Black Rock Harbor—Best Boardwalk, Bridgeport Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo—Best Zoo, Bridgeport Custom House Maritime Museum—Best Lighthouse Tours, Bridgeport The Read more…

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Connecticut’s Quiet Corner

  Do you know much about northeastern Connecticut, the so called “Quiet Corner?”No, well then you should, although it is “quiet,” there is much going on there as chronicled by Jason Beauregard’s love for the area. He write all about it on his Facebook page to HERE: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Quiet-Corner-of-Connecticut/529770570423530 Jason who is from the town of Read more…

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Connecticut Day Trips

The other day in my exploration on the web about Connecticut I stumbled onto this wonderful blog about “day tripping” in Connecticut. It’s called “Connecticut Day Trips.” It’s maintained by a woman named, Elizabeth Larkin who says she moved away from the state and then moved back and learned to love it. What’s not to Read more…

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National Library Week in Connecticut

National Library Week is 4/13-4/19 and Network Connecticut and Nutmeg Junction hold libraries in a special place in our hearts. Libraries provide essential resources to the communities they serve. Whether you want to read a book, watch a movie, listen to music, find a meeting room for a non-profit, go online, do research, the library Read more…

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Lebanon, CT And The American Revolution

“In the picturesque community of Lebanon, Connecticut lies a treasure trove of history waiting for your discovery. Did you know ghat Lebanon was the nerve center of the war effort during the American Revolution? More than one-thousand meetings occurred there, often in the home of Jonathan Trumbull, or at the War Office. Jonathan Trumbull Sr. Read more…

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Connecticut’s Historic Barn Trail

“Without a past there is not future.” Did you know that there are more than 10,000 historic barns in the state of Connecticut, tiny and large? Did you know that all of them are being documented by the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation so that you can visit them all? It’s true, we’re going to Read more…

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Digging In The Dirt For Decades

Connecticut state archeologist, Nick Bellantoni loves to dig in the dirt to see what he can unearth from the past, there is a lot under the Constitution state’s soil just a few feet. down. Bellantoni has worked on world class mysteries including remains found that were thought to be those of Adolf Hitler. He loves Read more…

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