New Haven’s Monument Day

"A color lithograph print depicting the winding Farnam Drive that ascends East Rock and the new monument that it leads to. The promotional print is designed as a calendar, and charts the year 1888." -Image courtesy of the New Haven Museum, Documentary Objects Collection, "Farnam Drive and East Rock Monument," Lithograph by J. D. Dewell… Continue reading New Haven’s Monument Day

New Haven during the War of the Revolution, July 5, 1779

"In the Morris house in East Haven are a chest of drawers hit by a British cannonball in 1779, and the missile itself; a painting of Amos Morris, and the chair on which he sat for the painting." -Image courtesy of the New York Times, Times Machines, "War-Scarred Relics of the Revolution," by Frances Phipps,… Continue reading New Haven during the War of the Revolution, July 5, 1779