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Hello…Operator? The Story of America’s First Telephone Exchange In New Haven

New Haven is home to so many firsts, including the cotton gin, the lollipop, the hamburger, the first fire sprinkler and the first commercial U.S. telephone exchange. It began with The New Haven District Telephone Company which dates back to 1878. The New Haven Museum and the city’s Broken Umbrella Theater have partnered to tell people’s stories Read more…

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100 Years At New Haven’s Shubert Theater

Curtain Rises on Shubert 100th Anniversary Show at New Haven Museum September 24 New Haven, Conn. (September 11, 2015) –The stage is set for a new exhibition spotlighting one of the Elm City’s most celebrated cultural institutions: “The Nation’s Greatest Hits: 100 Years of New Haven’s Shubert Theatre,” which opens Thursday, September 24, at 5:30  Read more…

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