Pre-Civil War Quilts: Secret Codes to Freedom on the Underground Railroad (virtual)

Online (Zoom)

Pre-Civil War Quilts: Secret Codes to Freedom on the Underground Railroad (virtual) Join Connie Martin as she tells the stories passed down to her great-grandmother Lizzie of how her family survived the antebellum period through trials and tribulations, and how they used quilts that contained hidden codes and secret messages to assist abolitionists–white and black–to […]

Avon Historical Society

Board Room, 2nd Floor 281 Country Club Road, Avon, CT, United States

In-Person Event: Native American Artifact Identification Day

Offsite: Avon Senior Center 635 West Avon Rd., Avon, Connecticut

Bring your Native American artifacts for identification! Free event, open to the public. Presented by Institute staff and FOSA volunteers of the Institute of American Indian Studies, Washington, CT and Friends of the Office of State Archaeology (FOSA). Paul Wegner, Co-Director; Craig Nelson, Member and Secretary of the Board of Trustees; Nancy Najarian, Collections Volunteer […]