Alden Gordon, 2012 photograph of Calder Stegosaurus,

Women Artists

Women artists flourished in Connecticut in the mid-20th Century. Most prominent was Evelyn Beatrice Longman who has four works in Greater Hartford. She made the Spanish American War Monument in 1926 in a studio on the campus of Loomis School in Windsor, CT where her husband Nathanial Batchelder was Headmaster.

Colonial Subjects

See the stories of the founding of Hartford in 1635 and the hiding of Connecticut’s Royal Charter in an oak tree in 1662 as interpreted in sculpture.
Ward, Israel Putnam and in the distance the State Capitol

New Britain, CT

New Britain, Connecticut has a proud history of creation of distinctive public parks and monuments. Frederick Law Olmstead designed Walnut Hill Park and Ernest Flagg designed the Civil War Memorial.  New Britain continues to add new parks and landmarks.  

Civil War

Even as the American Civil War was being waged between 1862-1865, communities in Connecticut responded with the creation of memorial obelisks to the fallen. In the decades after the war’s end, civic authorities in the victorious North created figurative monuments to the heroes and leaders who continued to serve the nation.
Keller soldiers & Sailors overall view

Science & Invention

Discover stories of inventors that led to new treatments or new industries.

Good for Kids

Find animals, allegorical creatures, mythological beings and river boat pilots!

Trinity College

Explore the landmark Gothic Revival architecture of the Trinity College campus!

Capitol of the State of Connecticut

The Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford stands on College Hill, so named for Trinity College which originally stood on this site which rises above the flood plain of the Park River which originally flowed through what is today Bushnell Park. Qv. The new State Capitol building was designed by architect Richard Upjohn qv. and was […]