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REPORT – The BIG 3 – Bedford, Concord, Lincoln, MA

Compatriots of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR, We had a GREAT day in Bedford, Concord, and Lincoln, Massachusetts yesterday. We were dry in Bedford and Concord, and it was not until we were ending the parade in Lincoln that it started … Continue reading

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Painting in New London

Compatriots, The painting is looking wonderful at the Nathan Hale Schoolhouse in New London. With everything all cleaned up the room just seems so much bigger. With the help of nine volunteers, we put a final coat on the ceiling … Continue reading

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Nathan Hale Schoolhouse Projects

Compatriots, We had another great weekend of work at the two schoolhouses. In New London on Saturday, we prepared more of the surfaces with primer, sanding, plaster, wood filler and so on. We even had six visitors. Our volunteers were: … Continue reading

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East Haddam Schoolhouse – Prep Work

Compatriots and Docents, Another great day of prep work to get ready for repainting the interior of the Nathan Hale Schoolhouse in East Haddam. This will all look great when our season opens on May 1st and our new permanent … Continue reading

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Nathan Hale Restoration – New London

Hello, With six volunteers yesterday, we accomplished so much as we continue to restore the Nathan Hale Schoolhouse in New London. We did the following: Removed remaining hardware from all the windows. Scraped more chipping paint from the walls and … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade Report

Dear Compatriots of the Connecticut Line, The CT Line marched today in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New Haven, CT. I would like to thank the following members for participating: Bruce Cunard Lee Gerlander Randy Gerlander Norman Gilman Howard … Continue reading

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2008 Connecticut Line CTSSAR Meeting Highlights

Dear Compatriots of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR, Attached is a photo of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR in front of J. Timothy’s Taverne today. Below are the details and orders passed at the Annual Meeting/Luncheon of THE CONNECTICUT LINE, Living History … Continue reading

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Nathan Hale Restoration – New London 1/27/2008

Compatriots, I’m amazed at how much we accomplished today. With eight volunteers for six hours, we just tore through one project after another. We did things which we hadn’t even planned on yet, but were due to be completed. Accomplished … Continue reading

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Veterans Day Parade, Hartford, CT. – Sunday, November 4, 2007

Dear Compatriot Members, The Connecticut Line marched today in the Veterans Day Parade in Hartford, CT. It was a GREAT parade and I think we all had a GREAT time. Following the parade there was free food set up for … Continue reading

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Nathan Hale – New Book and Film

Exciting news for Connecticut’s State Hero. Warner Bros. Pictures has picked up the option to produce a film about Nathan Hale. The new book is being written by M. William Phelps and is due to be released in Fall 2008. … Continue reading

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