Eastford, Conn.
By Brokk Tollefson, SCSU Journalism student Brokk Tollefson, journalism student at Southern Connecticut State University, reported this story in 2017 as part of Journalism Capstone coursework on World War I. What started as a small tribute to Eastford’s veterans from World War I and other conflicts, became the foundation of […]

Eastford’s WWI Monument Was A Labor of Love


New Britain
By Mary Rudzis, SCSU Journalism student Mary Rudzis, journalism student at Southern Connecticut State University, reported this story in 2017 as part of Journalism Capstone coursework on World War I. The work of two world-famous architects combine to produced New Britain’s World War I monument and surrounding grounds, Walnut Hill […]

New Britain’s WWI Monument is City’s ‘Grandest’


Madison memorial
By Chloe Gorman, SCSU Journalism student Chloe Gorman, journalism student at Southern Connecticut State University, reported this story in 2017 as part of Journalism Capstone coursework on World War I. A “solemn ground.” That’s how Nancy Bastian, the archivist for the Charlotte L. Evarts Memorial Archives, Inc. in Madison, describes […]

War Hero Among Those Honored on Madison Memorial