Category Archives: Hartford Heritage

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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American Lit Course At Twain House Concludes With Student Presentations Wednesday, December 16th

Students from Humanities Chair Jeff Partridge’s English 220 class will present their posters on the theme of “Stowe, Twain and Me” in Hal Holbrook Hall at the Mark Twain House & Museum on Wednesday, December 16th,  3 -4:30 p.m. The … Continue reading

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“From Hula Hoops to High Fashion: G. Fox Co. in the 1950s”: Lunch and Program At Centinel Hill Hall March 19th

Capital Community College Foundation and the Connecticut Historical Society (CHS) are teaming up to present “From Hula Hoops to High Fashion: G. Fox Co. in the 1950s” on Thursday, March 19th, from noon to 1:30 pm. at the College’s 950 … Continue reading

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iQuilt Partnership Brings G. Fox Holiday Redux To College’s Mallett Gallery

The holiday season brings back memories of shopping in downtown Hartford for many Greater Hartford residents of a certain age. And the most prominent retail venue on Main Street was G. Fox & Company Department Store that now houses Capital … Continue reading

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