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And, Yes, the Cherry Tree

  By Jane Cullinane In February 1913, in “That Cherry Tree,” the wit Edgar Allen Forbes took great delight in poking fun at the George Washington biographer who had crafted this morality tale more...

Inaugural Doings, 1897

As we  all prepare to experience the inaugural media extravaganza, it is worth remembering that for much of our history, most people followed the festivities only in the print media.  The inauguration of William...

Standing Rock, 1889: The Sioux Treaty

The encampment and protests happening at Standing Rock are current news, but these events are also part of a larger story that goes back hundreds of years. In 1889, people in Connecticut may have...

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