PGSCTNE Visits New Britain Library History Room

On September 28th, members of the PGSCTNE were given a private tour of the Local History Room located in the New Britain Public Library. The history room contains a large collection of records related to the history of New Britain, including many documents specific to the local Polish community....

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Polish President Andrzej Duda Visits New Britain

On September 22nd, Poland’s president Andrzej Duda and his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda visited New Britain, CT. During their historic visit they attended a mass at Holy Cross Church, participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at Sacred Heart Cemetery, visited Central Connecticut State...

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A Lecture on Poles in their Homeland and Connecticut

Poles in their homeland and Connecticut: History and Culture. Tuesday, 9/10/19, 6:30 pm. Presented by Renata Vickrey, University Archivist and Outreach Librarian at CCSU. A lecture on the history and culture of Poles who emigrated from Poland to the US, from mid-19th century until the present. In...

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The World Language Academy 2019 Fall Classes

The World Language Academy a program of the Polish Genealogical Society of Connecticut and the Northeast, is again sponsoring ten-week Polish language classes this Fall beginning on September 18, 2019. Introductory Polish Level 1, Part 1 Will be held on Wednesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. (This...

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In Memory of Violet Bladek

We are saddened news of the passing of one of our members, Violet Bladek, from Middletown, CT. Violet was a former volunteer and longtime supporter of the organization. From her obituary, which can be found in full here. Violet “Vi” (Ewanowski) Bladek, 93, of Ridge Rd., Middletown,...

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