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Connecticut’s History of Voting Rights tour

March 12 @ 2:00 pm - March 16 @ 3:00 pm

EST  | In person

Take a journey through time as you explore Connecticut’s Old State House and learn about key points in our state’s voting history. Visitors will learn about how the right to vote has expanded and contracted over time and how the question of “Who gets to vote?” has impacted the lives of Connecticut residents from the 1600s through today. This tour also explores themes of civic participation and the ways that Connecticut residents have made their voices heard when they could not do so at the polls.

Located in downtown Hartford, Connecticut’s Old State House served as one of Connecticut’s state capitols from 1796 to 1878 and Hartford City Hall from 1878-1915. Beautifully restored and preserved, this museum and civic space was declared one of the first National Historic Landmarks in 1960 and now operates under a public/private partnership between the Connecticut General Assembly and The Connecticut Democracy Center.

Plan your visit to Connecticut’s Old State House at ctoldstatehouse.org.

Learn more about the Connecticut Democracy Center’s Civic Learning Week programming at ctdemocracycenter.org/civic-learning-week.


Connecticut’s Old State House
800 Main Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06103 United States
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