Phrenologists, Pseudoscience & the Danbury Octagon House

The city of Danbury’s quest to preserve a singular architectural landmark of the city’s mid-19th century history will be celebrated when Western Connecticut State University presents a special exhibit highlighting the 160-year-old Octagon House and Orson Squire Fowler,whose 1848 book inspired its construction.

Items on display in the lobby of the Haas Library and in an online exhibit.

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