Thursday Doors – East Hartford Doors

I recently discovered that the "back way" I was taking to avoid highway traffic jams was really an out-of-the-way-run-through-the-woods kind of shortcut. The editor wasn't surprised to hear that. She has pointed out many times that I am inclined to go what "appears to be" the faster way, but that my routes are often much... Continue Reading →

Thursday Doors – St. Patrick – St. Anthony Church

Back in April, I began an exploration of the Anne Street Historic District with some buildings along the southern end of the district, a.k.a. Pearl Street. There are many stories doors in this western edge of downtown Hartford, but today’s will all come from one building. That building is St. Patrick and St. Anthony Church,... Continue Reading →

Thursday Doors – At the Reservoir

About a year ago, I shared doors from the Saville Dam at the Barkhamsted Reservoir. That reservoir was built to help augment the water supply for the city of Hartford, Connecticut and as it grew and began its expansion into the suburbs. In 1929, the State Legislature created the Metropolitan District Commission, which operates the... Continue Reading →

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