Category Archives: Hartford Heritage

Local History: Hartford’s “Forgotten Legacy” Of Painting And Sculpture Topic At April 26th Public Lecture

“A Forgotten Legacy: The Hartford Art World, 1800-1950” is the topic of  a fourth local history lecture at Capital Community College on Thursday, April 26th. The lecture, free and open to the public, is the last of four talks in … Continue reading

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Local History: Philanthropy, 19th Century Hartford Are Topics At Capital Community College Public Lecture March 22nd

Trinity College’s Andrew Walsh, Ph.D, will present an illustrated lecture entitled “‘For Our City’s Welfare’ : Protestants, Philanthropy and the Contest Over Local Identity in 19th Century Hartford” on Thursday, March 22nd, at Capital Community College (CCC). The lecture, open … Continue reading

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Town & Legislative Forum To Be Held At Capital’s Downtown Campus Wednesday, March 7th

The Capital Community College Foundation & Advisory Council will host a Town and Legislative Forum on Wednesday March 7th from 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the campus’ Walter J. Markiewicz Community Room, 950 Main Street in downtown Hartford. State legislators … Continue reading

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College Presents Black History Talk in New Lecture Series

In 2010, Capital Community College established the Hartford Heritage Project (HHP), the first place-based curriculum at a Connecticut college or university.  The HHP connects course content to the world class art, history, and theaters at the college’s doorstep. This year, … Continue reading

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Local History: Lecture Series Begins January 25th At Capital’s Centinel Hill Hall Auditorium

Historian William Hosley will lead off Capital Community College’s Hartford Studies Lecture and Discussion Series on Thursday evening January 25th at the 950 Main Street at historic Centinel Hill Hall auditorium on the campus. The public lecture, focusing on the … Continue reading

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Lunchtime Lectures: Political Cartoonist Bob Englehart (March 23), Remembering G. Fox (March 30) At Centinel Hill Hall

Centinel Hill Hall at Capital Community College Political commentary and the lasting impact of Hartford’s G. Fox & Company Department Store are topics at two public brown bag lunch lectures in March at Capital Community College. Bob Englehart Thursday, March … Continue reading

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Remembering G. Fox & Company Is Topic at Capital Community College’s Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Thursday, March 30th

  “Remembering G. Fox & Company” will be the topic at a public Brown Bag Lunch presentation at Capital Community College’s Centinel Hill Hall on Thursday, March 30th, from noon to 1:30 p.m. The College and the Connecticut Historical Society … Continue reading

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Humanities Chair Jeff Partridge Appointed To State Historic Preservation Council

Jeffrey F.L. Partridge, Ph.D, Capital Community College’s Chair of Humanities, has been appointed a member of the Connecticut Historic Preservation Council by Governor Dannel P. Malloy. Partridge, an English professor and Director of the College’s Hartford Heritage Project, was appointed to the … Continue reading

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Hartford Heritage: American Lit Course Returns To Twain, Stowe Houses In Fall 2016

Capital Community College’s American Literature course (English 220) will return to the historic Mark Twain House & Museum and Harriet Beecher Stowe Center  in Hartford’s West End in the fall of 2016. Launched last year through the college’s Hartford Heritage … Continue reading

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Lunchtime Lecture: Remembering G. Fox Program At College’s Centinel Hill Hall June 7th

“Remembering G. Fox & Company” is the topic of a lunchtime lecture  on Tuesday, June 7th  from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Centinel Hill Hall  on the campus of Capital Community College. The program, “Remembering G. Fox in the 1950s”, … Continue reading

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