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2008 Durham Fair

Compatriots of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR, Well, it is over, and I am glad for that. I am talking about the Durham Fair, or as those who attended will call it, the Durham Mudfest. Connecticut Line members manned the encampment/CTSSAR … Continue reading

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Fort Griswold, Battle of Groton Heights Commemoration

Today the Regiment took part in the 227th Anniversary Commemoration of the Battle of Groton Heights (September 6, 1781) at Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park in Groton, CT. We served as the Color Guard and provided the wreath. This marked … Continue reading

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Cruise Ship in New London Yesterday

Compatriots, The ship Explorer of the Seas visited New London on Friday with a full load of 3,100 passengers and 1,200 crew. The Nathan Hale Schoolhouse had over 650 visitors with good donations and great sales. So many people now … Continue reading

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2008 2nd Annual Grand Encampment of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR

Compatriots of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR, The Regiment just returned from the encampment, and I wanted to say that it was a GREAT success. The weather was great, and we had a great turnout. From what I was told, it … Continue reading

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233rd Bunker Hill Day Commemoration – June 17, 2008

Dear Compatriots of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR, Today the CONNECTICUT LINE participated in the annual Bunker Hill Day Ceremonies commemorating the 233rd Anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill, First Major Battle of the American Revolution (June 17, 1775). This … Continue reading

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School Day and Spring Food Stroll

Compatriots, Despite the rain on Friday the students had a great time at the School Day in East Haddam. We had just over 100 3rd grade students from the town with a dozen or so chaperons. Many thanks to everyone … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Reports – May 24, 2008 and May 26, 2008 Events

Dear Compatriots of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR, 2 Reports: 1) 5-26-2008 – Memorial Day Parade, Westport, CT 2) 5-24-2008 – Flag Placing Ceremony, New London, CT First, I would like to report that the CT LINE CTSSAR marched today in … Continue reading

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New London Schoolhouse Painting is Complete

Compatriots, Thanks to so many people the painting of the first floor in New London is complete. On Sunday, April 27th, we had ten volunteers including three more Cadets from the Coast Guard Academy. We put the final coats of … Continue reading

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REPORT: Patriot’s Day Events 2008

Compatriots of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR, Another year of Patriot’s Day Parades is over, and once again the Connecticut SAR marched in ALL 5 Parades commemorating the start of the American Revolution: Liberty Pole Capping Parade/Ceremony, Bedford, MA. Meriam’s Corner … Continue reading

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Restoration in New London Schoolhouse – April 20th

Compatriots, The Nathan Hale Schoolhouse is getting so close. The restoration of the first floor is almost complete and will be ready to be opened on April 26th when 700 Coast Guard Cadets parade up State Street. Twelve of us … Continue reading

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