Category Archives: Hartford Heritage

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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Hartford Heritage: Reflections on the Power of Literature from English 220

From Connecticut Humanities Council: In the fall of 2015, Capital Community College offered a course on Harriet Beecher Stowe and Mark Twaintaught entirely at the Stowe and Twain museums. Below are reflections by the professor and two students on the … Continue reading

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