April 2, 2017

Waterbury’s on Fire!

February 2, 1902 was a stormy evening. A fire started in Reid & Hughes dry goods store. Though it was cold and wet outside, the building […]
April 2, 2017

Tragedy on the Tracks

It was 1853. Trains were a popular and comfortable way for people to get from one place to another. On May 6, a group of doctors […]
April 2, 2017

Catastrophe on the Connecticut River

October 8, 1833 was a dark and stormy night. Seventy passengers boarded the steamboat The New England. They needed to get from New York to Hartford. […]
March 30, 2017

The Mohegan Tribe and the New Nation

The Mohegan Tribe and the New Nation PRINTABLE PDF By Faith Damon Davison After the Revolutionary War, Norwich prospered. But Mohegans were losing their land. The […]