Exhibit planning at the Palmer-Warner House

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    Connecticut Landmarks

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    The proposed project will complete the research and design for a permanent exhibit at Connecticut Landmarks’ (CTL) Palmer-Warner House in East Haddam, CT. It will introduce visitors to Frederic Palmer and Howard Metzger, how the couple negotiated the changing 20th-century landscape for LGBTQ people, and Palmer’s historic preservation work. CTL will use intersectionality as a lens for understanding the site and examine the complex confluence of power and privilege there.

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