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The Finale of “Downton Abbey” At The Shubert Theater

Yes, it’s here, the end of “Downton Abbey. Those six seasons just flew by, so many gorgeous costumes so little time.  If you would like to be in the same place with a whole bunch of fans, here’s your place, the Shubert Theater in New Haven, Connecticut.  

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The Author that inspired PBS’s “Downton Abbey” Is Coming To Connecticut

The Mercy Community is pleased to announce that Carol McD. Wallace, author of To Marry an English Lord, which inspired the acclaimed TV series “Downtown Abbey,” will be speaking on campus on Thursday, January 14. (January 19 is reserved as a snow date.) She will present her look at the true stories behind life at Read more…

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A “Downton Abbey” Tea To Kick Off The Final Season

It is the final and 6th season of the PBS blockbuster “Downton Abbey.” To kick things off on January 3rd, Mercy By The Sea Retreat and Conference Center in Madison, Connecticut is doing an afternoon tea and will be showing the final episode of the last season (season 5) of “Downton Abbey.” Come in all your Edwardian Read more…

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The “Downton Abbey” Era in Connecticut

Connecticut Historical Society’s “High Collars to Bee’s Knees” Exhibit runs December 4 – January 30 Inspired by the popular PBS drama Downton Abbey,a new exhibit, “From High Collars to Bee’s Knees: The Downton Abbey Era in Connecticut” will open at the Connecticut Historical Society (CHS) on December 4. Of course this is the last season for “Downton Read more…

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Downton Abbey Dinner In Seymour, Connecticut

Who doesn’t love the hugely popular television series, “Downton Abbey?” Well you can have a British style 1920’s Downton Abbey dinner at Tea With Tracey in Seymour on April 4th if you like. I have had tea here, and it is a beautiful room. What’s on the menu?  The appetizers are stuffed mushrooms, Entrees are Read more…

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A Glimpse of “Downton Abbey” Season 5

Less than six months to go before Season 5 of “Downton Abbey” begins again. I wish this was year round, such fun to watch from the stand point of the kitchen crew. The series is into the 1920’s now, the jazz age, my favorite. From the trailer it looks like more changes are on the Read more…

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The Gilded Age, Northeast America

A Long Island architect has found a niche, Gary Lawrance is making a living building tiny models of mansions which are in The Hamptons on Long Island. Lawrance’s love for the Gilded Age has also lead him to become an author of the book “Houses Of The Hamptons” and he is also a lecturer on Read more…

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History in Granby, Connecticut

All aboard…time to get back on the tracks. Today we head up Route 10 north toward the Massachusetts border to discover the charming town of Granby, Connecticut. You will find history lovingly preserved through the work of the Salmon Brook Historical Society  You can stay in touch with all that is going on at the Read more…

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