Published June 28. 2013 4:00AM
The American Association for State and Local History recently announced that a collaboration of the New London County Historical Society, Mystic Seaport, the Stonington Historical Society, the New London Maritime Society and the Lyman Allyn Art Museum has won an Award of Merit from the AASLH Leadership in History Awards for "The Rockets' Red Glare - Connecticut and the War of 1812." The AASLH Leadership in History Awards, now in its 68th year, recognizes achievement in the preservation and interpretation of state and local history.
"The Rockets' Red Glare" featured an exhibition at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, a companion book published by the New London County Historical Society and a website, warof1812ct.org.