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Americana Memories ~ College Pennants

Where did you go to college? Chances are Steven Melillo has a vintage pennant for your school. He is passionate about pennants and has named his company Americana Memories because he says “a lot of people consider college to be the best time of their lives. When people see a pennant from where they were in Read more…

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You’ll Love This Sale at Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

Vintage Collectors & Antique Aficionados: Tags & Treasures Sale April 2 and 3 at Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum   Wethersfield, Conn. (March 22, 2016) –Collectors of vintage oddities, artifacts and antiques will be rummaging for this year’s hottest collectibles at the Webb-Deane-Stevens (WDS) Museum Tags & Treasures Sale, on Saturday, April 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 Read more…

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Chester’s Antiques Roadshow

Chester’s Own “Antiques Roadshow” on Nov. 7.  Hope you have some valuable treasures in your attic or jewelry box? Need to do some weeding out? Want to know what’s worth hanging onto? Get the answers on Saturday, Nov. 7, when the Chester Historical Society holds its 12th Antiques & Jewelry Appraisal at St. Joseph’s Parish Read more…

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Happy Vintage Halloween!

Vintage Halloween Songs from the Jazz Age – 20’s, 30’s, 40’s & 50’s Well this is fun, as we get ready to celebrate Halloween. At my house every year this is a big deal ever since my kids were little. Now my kids are big but we’re still at it. Movies are shown on the Read more…

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Vintage Baseball Game In Deep River

The historical societies of Chester, Deep River and Essex are teaming up to present their second annual Vintage Base Ball game on Sunday, Sept. 20 at Devitt Field in Deep River. The 2 p.m. game will be free to the public (And yes, “base ball” is spelled correctly here – this was the 19th-century spelling of the Read more…

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Vintage Magazine Presents~ Behind The Seams

New York City’s Ivy Baer Sherman is ahead of her time, I suspect she always has been. She knows you have to go back to the past to find the future and that’s what she did a few years back with her Vintage Magazine. It is a work of art, each issue. Keeping up with Read more…

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My Annie Mame Boutique Is Just Plain Fun!

Peel back the vintage bark cloth curtain and you will find my Annie Mame world. I am chocked to the brims with all kinds of wonderful gifts, many of which are made in Connecticut. For the last three years, I have been in retail, and I am loving the things I am collecting from artisans Read more…

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The Vintage Hi-Fi Museum Is Opening!

The Vintage Hi-Fi Museum is a reality and you are invited to the Grand Opening in West Hartford, CT. Don’t worry if you cannot make the Grand Opening of The Vintage Hi-Fi Museum in West Hartford in two weeks; we will open on Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm or by appointment. Please be patient with Read more…

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Yep, There Really Was A “NYBERG” Car

The photos come from a posting on The Old Motor.com  These photos were taken in Asheville N.C. during 1914. The Old Motor.  I have known about “The Nyberg” for most of my life because my last name is NYBERG. we had some photos of the cars and fire engines and such around the house. The NYBERG, Read more…

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Stories For Connecticut History

Crowdsourcing ideas for its upcoming exhibition Connecticut: 50 Objects/50 Stories, The Connecticut Historical Society (CHS) invites the public to suggest objects that help illustrate our state as a dynamic place, a diverse community, or a distinct idea. What’s your story?

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