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Entries Tagged as 'Barnum Museum'

City Of Sedition Author To Appear At Barnum Museum

November 2nd, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

From Mr. Barnum: John Strausbaugh, author and host of the New York Times “Weekend Explorer” video podcast, will be the featured speaker on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 2 p.m. at the Barnum Museum, 820 Main Street.

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Mickey Herbert Named New Regional Business Chief

October 18th, 2016 · 27 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Mickey Herbert, co-founder of the Bridgeport Bluefish baseball team and a leading healthcare professional who was among only a few high-profile business leaders to support Mayor Joe Ganim’s comeback bid last year, has been named president and CEO of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council, replacing Paul Timpanelli who is retiring Oct. 31.

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Spooky Walk Downtown

October 14th, 2016 · No Comments · News and Events

From Mr. Barnum: A Wicked Walk lantern stroll through historic downtown Bridgeport is sure to thrill as you visit scenes of suspected hauntings, Victorian-era murders, and unexplained phenomena. Join the Barnum Museum for a fascinating, and slightly hair-raising, one-hour lantern stroll led by author-historian-lecturer Michael Bielawa, as he sheds light on some of New England’s […]

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Check Out The Barnum Museum’s Fall Lineup

September 29th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

From Mr. Barnum: While works continues on restoration of the upper floors and other areas of the historic Barnum Museum in Bridgeport, tours and programs continue inside.

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‘White House Bob’ Joins Mr. Barnum

September 7th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

From Mr. Barnum: Kathy Maher, Executive Director has announced the appointment of Robert C. Cardillo to the Board of Directors of the historic Barnum Museum in Bridgeport. Maher said of the appointment, “I am thrilled to have someone of Bob’s background as a key member of our Board. He brings years of experience in both […]

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Barnum Museum Director Champions Historic Preservation

August 10th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

News release from Mr. Barnum: Kathy Maher, Executive Director of Bridgeport’s historic Barnum Museum has been re-appointed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to the Connecticut Historic Preservation Council.

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State Funds To Help Resurrect Storm-Damaged Barnum Museum

July 16th, 2016 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Damaged by a tornado, the Barnum Museum’s restoration effort was boosted a few days ago by a $500,000 grant approved by the State Bond Commission for architectural work in support of the museum’s dome stabilization and the comprehensive restoration of the entire national landmark structure.

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Barnum Museum Receives Boost For Digital Collection

June 15th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

From Mr. Barnum: The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced a grant of close to $190,000 which will enable the Barnum Museum to create the P. T. Barnum Digital Collection, drawing from its own collections as well as those of the Bridgeport History Center at the Bridgeport Public Library. The grant project is […]

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