Author: Dayne Rugh

Dayne Rugh is a lifelong resident of Connecticut with a passion for early American History. He is Director of Education for Slater Memorial Museum and President of the Society of the Founders of Norwich, in Norwich, CT. He has a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from the University of Connecticut and a master’s degree in Museum Studies from Johns Hopkins University. He has published content for the Connecticut History Review, Norwich Magazine, The Bulletin newspaper, Mystic Seaport Museum, and has been a featured speaker for the Sons of the American Revolution, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and Three Rivers Community College.

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A “Truly Noble” Resistance: The Sons of Liberty in Connecticut

The role of Connecticut’s Sons of Liberty is one that exemplifies the state’s rich history of self-governance and fiercely independent spirit. Their swift reaction to the passage of the Stamp Act of 1765 shattered the political landscape of Connecticut, known ironically as “the land of steady habits.” Later, a few select Sons and their respective […]

by Dayne Rugh