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 founding of Hartford or the hiding of Connecticut’s Charter in an oak tree 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. The New Britain Museum of American Art is an outstanding collection dedicated to American art and has many sculptures displayed to the public on the […]

Civil War

The American Civil War changed the nation forever. In the decades immediately after the wars end in 1865, civic authorities in the victorious north created many monuments to the heroes, the fallen and to the 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!

South Windsor Historic District

South Windsor, which is east of the Connecticut River opposite Windsor on the west bank, retains its East Windsor Hill Historic district with houses dating from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. It is one of Connecticut’s least known but most unspoiled historic areas. The district stretches from the old ferry landing, Bissell’s Ferry, to […]

Trinity College

Explore the beautiful architecture of the Trinity College campus!