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Norwich Connecticut Is Home To America’s First Chocolate Mill

Did you know the country’s first chocolate and paper mill was in Norwich, Connecticut? Board President of Leffingwell House Museum Dayne Rugh joined me to talk about the 345 year old history of this wonderful place that is so important to the town. Rugh writes: “When Christopher Leffingwell inherited the Leffingwell Inn in 1756, he 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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