On Parade: Seniors Week, Reunion and Commencement

  As the Spring comes to an end, we celebrate the fruitful school year that has passed by, once again a little too swiftly. For us at the Joe Webb Peoples museum, nothing is more suitable for this time than to showcase the spectacular specimens that we have been restoring, as well as the exhibits … Read more

Dinosaurs Among Us: The Missing Link

Birds are a unique group of creatures. They don’t seem to quite fit the bill for any other major group of animals with which we are familiar. They are warm blooded, but don’t suckle their offsprings like mammals. They lay eggs, but have feathers instead of┬áscales like reptiles. They don’t swim in the water and … Read more

Jurassic Fish: Salted Sardines in the Rocks

Driving along the highways of Connecticut, many don’t realise that the rocks by the side of the roads holds a looking-glass to one of the most famous times in geological history – the Jurassic Period. The natural landscape of the Newark and Hartford Basins in Connecticut, as it was about 200 million years ago, would … Read more