Derby Historical Society
In the News...

There's no denying the Derby Historical Society receives quite a bit of coverage in the two daily, and two weekly newspapers that cover our operating area. Below is a list of articles involving us that some of the newspapers have archived. Of course, we have no control over which newspapers archive stories for free, and which articles they chose to archive. For every one story you see below, there are probably half a dozen stories that were not archived. Still, even with what we have below, we think the list is pretty impressive.

4/11/2014 - Derby Historical Society Focuses on Heritage Area - New Haven Register

7/13/2013 - Elizabeth Keckly - Silver Tea - New Haven Register

2/24/2013 - Civil War Hero addresses audience at DHS Annual Meeting - New Haven Register

9/24/2010 - History Comes Alive in Seymour - New Haven Register

11/13/2009 - David Humphreys Rides Again! - Valley Independent Sentinel

10/21/2009 - Tensions Were High in the Valley During the Revolutionary War (2009 Lantern Tour) - Valley Independent Sentinel

10/2009 - 2009 Lantern Tour (CT Post)

10/05/2009 - Lantern tours to conjure up spirits of 1700s - New Haven Register

7/20/2009 - What’s With The Costumes? - Valley Independent Sentinel

6/16/2009 - Humphreys House Draws A Crowd - Valley Independent Sentinel

7/08/2008 - One of our docents, Markanthony Izzo, was featured in the Connecticut Post

1/31/2007 - Obituary of retired Humphreys House administrative assistant Lorraine Axon - Valley Gazette

1/7/2007 - Twelfth Night at the Humphreys House - Electronic Valley

11/2/2006 - History Illuminated - Valley Gazette

11/2/2006 - City's history in limelight - Valley Gazette

10/13/2006 - "Change in Valley landscape called ‘bittersweet’" - New Haven Register

2/8/2006 - Future looks bright for Opera House - Valley Gazette

10/19/2005 - Renovation Aims For Rebirth - Valley Gazette

10/12/2005 - Old Time Treats - Valley Gazette

9/15/2005 - "Valley now enjoys better roadways, protection from future storms" - New Haven Register

8/17/2005 - Go with the River of Time - Valley Gazette

8/14/2005 "MEMORIES OF THE FLOOD OF '55, Nature’s rampage left indelible mark on survivors" - New Haven Register

5/19/2005 - The Humphreys House and the Day In 1762 Program in a CBS Early Show segment featuring DHS docent Markanthony Izzo

1/13/2005 - Her Spirit Lives On (Margaret Els) - New Haven Register

11/24/2004 - "Valley settler’s descendant brings history to life" - New Haven Register

11/2/2004 - Pixar’s co-founder to speak in Derby - New Haven Register

11/1/2004 - Photo book recalls bygone Valley era - New Haven Register

10/28/2004 - (Then & Now) Book offers contrasting views - Valley Gazette

10/20/2004 - Lessons from the Past - Valley Gazette

10/7/2004 - Magic-lantern show set at Derby church - New Haven Register

9/21/2004 - Vintage photos shown - New Haven Register

8/24/2004 - Bus revving up for fall tour of Valley rivers - New Haven Register

5/25/2004 - Derby picks a lilac as its official bush - New Haven Register

5/8/2004 - Derby smells a winner, picks a flower - New Haven Register

12/19/2003 - Christmas isn’t Christmas without Howard and Barber - New Haven Register

10/2/2003 - Polish Americans mark heritage - New Haven Register

8/13/2003 - Get in the Opera Spirit - Valley Gazette

8/4/2003 (Sterling Opera House) Project awaits funding - New Haven Register

7/22/2003 - Society’s traditional silver tea is ‘an event’ - New Haven Register

5/28/2003 - Rotary club hears of Sterling renovations - New Haven Register

5/28/2003 - Don't forget the Holocaust - Valley Gazette

5/26/2003 - Tea Party - Valley Gazette

4/23/2003 - Society pledges to help Sterling Renovation - Valley Gazette

4/21/2003 - Special status sought for opera house - New Haven Register

3/13/2003 - Polish Hero Lives on through man's work - Valley Gazette

2/21/2003 - Merchant honored for preserving historical items - New Haven Register

1/3/2003 - Senior housing plan gains $4.5 million in Housing and Urban Development backing - New Haven Register

12/26/2002 - Historical group on fund-raising mission - New Haven Register

9/17/2002 - Ansonia plants Liberty elms celebrating Revolutionary War general - New Haven Register

9/17/2002 - The Story of the Cobblestone Road - Valley Gazette

7/8/2002 - Derby Historical Society Celebrates a Hometown Hero - Valley Gazette

7/3/2002 - Ansonia to honor Humphreys July 10 - New Haven Register

6/27/2002 - A celebration 100 years in the making - Valley Gazette

11/19/2001 - Sorry Folks, cake is not for desert, its for lunch (Day in 1762) - Valley Gazette

11/13/2001 - Humphreys House Treasure Chest featured in book - Valley Gazette

11/6/2001 - Historic chest - New Haven Register

12/22/2000 - SS Ansonia steams back into action in City Hall - New Haven Register

 

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