The Roger Sherman Watch

"It was a primitive-looking silver watch, made in France in 1760, that belonged to Roger Sherman -- was in his fob when he stood with Jefferson, &c., before Hancock, reporting 'The Declaration of Independence.'"

Red Cloud Visits a Friend.; The Great Indian Chief the Guest of Prof. Marsh in New-Haven.

"Red Cloud, the Sioux chief, is in New-Haven, the guest of his friend, Prof. O. C. Marsh of Yale College. Their acquaintance began in 1874, when the Professor, with an exploring party, was searching near the Black Hills for fossil specimens. The Indians were hostile, believing the explorers were after gold, but the Professor succeeded not only in placating Red Cloud, their chief, but in making him his warm friend, and now obtains his presence here that he may show him the fossils he obtained."

New Haven Green and Grove Street Cemetery, by Ellen Strong Bartlett

"View of the New Haven Green from southeast corner of Temple and Chapel Streets. Shows the three churches and State House with Yale Chapel in background. Figures and cows on Green in foreground. Title, 'NEW HAVEN, CONN./COMPRISING A VIEW OF THE EPISCOPAL AND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHES, STATE HOUSE AND YALE COLLEGE/New York-Drawn, Engraved and Published by… Continue reading New Haven Green and Grove Street Cemetery, by Ellen Strong Bartlett

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra, by Morris Steinert

"The committee that asked for my co-operation in bringing into life a new orchestra in New Haven appeared to me to be in earnest, and this encouraged me to once more indulge in one of my old passions, and the result was the organization, some six years ago, of the 'New Haven Symphony Orchestra,' a… Continue reading The New Haven Symphony Orchestra, by Morris Steinert

The Roger Sherman House, Chapel Street No. 1050

"Taken by his Great, Great Grand Son, Roger Sherman Baldwin, February 1855. General Washington once took tea in the West Front Room of this house. The Bay Window on the East side has been built but a few years."-Excerpt and (top) image courtesy of The Whitney Library and New Haven Museum, photograph by Roger Sherman… Continue reading The Roger Sherman House, Chapel Street No. 1050