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Holocaust Memorial at the Mandell JCC in West Hartford and plaster model of same sculpture. Elbert Weinberg collection, Hartford History Center, Hartford Public Library.

  • Elements of Creation -- Sarah Paolucci -- Artwalk Opening Reception, Friday, April 1, 2016, 6 pm

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    Search Our Digital Repository

    Explore the digital collections of Hartford Public Library! Today, the Hartford Collection, housed in the library’s downtown Hartford History Center, is a growing multi-media compilation of hundreds of thousands of items that convey more than 300 y..Read More..

    Video of "Does History Matter" Program

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    Meet the HHC Advisory Committee!

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  • Hartford History Center’s new scheduled hours are Tuesday through Friday, 1-5 p.m. and by appointment.

    For an appointment, please call 860-695-6297 or email hhc@hplct.org..Read More..

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