P.T. Barnum

Barnum Museum - Bridgeport, CT - Jun 21, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Friday Marks One Year Since Bridgeport Tornado

A year ago Friday, a tornado roared through Bridgeport, heavily damaging, among other things, the Barnum Museum. It still hasn’t reopened.


The area around a damaged Bridgeport building is secured by police. (Photo/Paul Murnane)

Bridgeport Museum Receives Grant For Tornado Recovery

The Barnum Museum said the $40,000 grant from the Fairfield County Community Foundation will go toward an architectural review to determine the scope of the damage.