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Historical Society a Blue Star Museum

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Historical Society Museum is one of more than 2,000 Blue Star Museums across the country. Blue Star Museums is collaborative effort among the National Endowment for…

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Reward offered in case of stolen replica

NAUGATUCK — A $1,000 reward is on the table for anyone who provides information leading to the arrest of the person who stole a wooden replica of a ship from…

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Historical Society holding publishing course

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Historical Society is hosting a two-part course on writing and getting a book published. Author Ron Gagliardi, the first executive director of the Naugatuck Historical Society…

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New book tells Beacon Falls history through pictures

BEACON FALLS — If a picture is worth 1,000 words then the latest addition to the “Images of America” series is a veritable history lesson on Beacon Falls. “Images of…

Book on covered bridges focus of presentation

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Historical Society will present a book talk with William Caswell Jr., author of “Connecticut and Rhode Island Covered Bridges” on Dec. 10. The book…

Historical society hosting Girl Scouts exhibit

NAUGATUCK — During the month of November, the Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s 100th Traveling Exhibit will be on display at the Naugatuck Historical Society Museum. The exhibit was created in…

Historical society showcasing fire exhibit

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Historical Society in collaboration with the Naugatuck Fire Department is providing a special exhibit and programs throughout October. The exhibit, “Firefighters of the Past,” features some…

Members of the Beacon Falls Historical Society pose on the front porch of the Tracy Lewis House on Wolfe Avenue July 7. The society opposes the demolition of the house and ‘tagged’ the property in an effort to send a message that the house is worth saving. ELIO GUGLIOTTI
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Historical society ‘tags’ Tracy Lewis House

BEACON FALLS — In a show of support for saving the Tracy S. Lewis House from the wrecking ball, the Beacon Falls Historical Society “tagged” the Wolfe Avenue home. “Our…

At left, Austin Scatena, 16, of Naugatuck looks over historical documents with classmates at Naugatuck High School in Naugatuck Wednesday. A group of about 20 high school students are producing an online museum for the Naugatuck Historical Society. They are photo-documenting and archiving documents from the society's Civil War collection including letters, artifacts, and entries from the Grand Army of the Republic memory book that documented veterans living in Naugatuck in the 1890s. - Steven Valenti Special to the Citizen's News

Bringing Civil War vet into the computer age

NAUGATUCK — Austin Scatena, a tenth-grader at Naugatuck High School, will have spent 40 hours transcribing the journals of a borough Civil War veteran by the time this school year…

LARAINE WESCHLER A scene inside the 1935 miniature mansion that is the center of the Naugatuck Historical Society’s latest exhibit.
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History comes alive in miniature fashion

NAUGATUCK — It’s a little girl’s dream, eighteen rooms of miniature tables and chairs, bookcases, tiny lamps and family portraits on the walls. Next week, the Naugatuck Historical Society will…