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Avon Historical Society

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March 2021

Grace & Steel: Virtual Author event with J. Randy Taraborrelli

Tuesday, March 2 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Join us for a discussion with J. Randy Tarraborrelli about his new book, Grace & Steel. Purchase a copy from our local Barnes and Noble here As First Ladies, Barbara and Laura Bush had profound impacts on American life. As Barbara famously said, “Our success as a society depends not on what happens in the White House, but what happens in your house.” However, what happened in the White House—and perhaps more importantly—what happened in the Bush homes before the presidencies, reveals the motivations and foibles…

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Unearthing History, Virtual Lecture #1: Digging into Deep History: Archaeology, Artifacts, and Avocation

Thursday, March 4 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Unearthing History: The discovery of a 12,500 year old Paleo-Indian site along the Farmington River in Avon. Join us for a virtual series of lectures, sponsored by a grant from Farmington Bank Community Foundation that will cover the archaeology, geology, and anthropology of life along the Farmington River, with a focus on the Brian D. Jones Paleo-Indian discovery in Avon. Events are free to attend. Webinars will be recorded and posted to the Avon Library's YouTube Channel. March 4, 7:00…

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April 2021

Unearthing History: Virtual Lecture #2, A Rift, not the River, made the Farmington Valley

Thursday, April 8 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Unearthing History: The discovery of a 12,500 year old Paleo-Indian site along the Farmington River in Avon. Join us for a virtual series of lectures, sponsored by a grant from Farmington Bank Community Foundation that will cover the archaeology, geology, and anthropology of life along the Farmington River, with a focus on the Brian D. Jones Paleo-Indian discovery in Avon. Events are free to attend. Webinars will be recorded and posted to the Avon Library's YouTube Channel. A Rift, not the…

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May 2021

Unearthing History: Virtual Lecture #3: Connecticut Before History: The Deep Story of Human Settlement of the Farmington Valley

Thursday, May 6 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Unearthing History: The discovery of a 12,500 year old Paleo-Indian site along the Farmington River in Avon. Join us for a virtual series of lectures, sponsored by a grant from Farmington Bank Community Foundation that will cover the archaeology, geology, and anthropology of life along the Farmington River, including the Brian D. Jones Paleo-Indian discovery in Avon. Events are free to attend. Webinars will be recorded and posted to the Avon Library's YouTube Channel. Connecticut Before History: The Deep Story of…

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September 2021

Unearthing History: Virtual Lecture #4: Connecticut Native American Communities Past and Present

Thursday, September 9 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Unearthing History: The discovery of a 12,500 year old Paleo-Indian site along the Farmington River in Avon. Join us for a virtual series of lectures, sponsored by a grant from Farmington Bank Community Foundation that will cover the archaeology, geology, and anthropology of life along the Farmington River, including the Brian D. Jones Paleo-Indian discovery in Avon. Events are free to attend. Webinars will be recorded and posted to the Avon Library's YouTube Channel. Connecticut Native American Communities Past and Present,…

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October 2021

Unearthing History: Virtual Lecture #5: Connecticut’s Paelo-Indian Sites

Thursday, October 7 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Unearthing History: The discovery of a 12,500 year old Paleo-Indian site along the Farmington River in Avon. Join us for a virtual series of lectures, sponsored by a grant from Farmington Bank Community Foundation that will cover the archaeology, geology, and anthropology of life along the Farmington River, including the Brian D. Jones Paleo-Indian discovery in Avon. Events are free to attend. Webinars will be recorded and posted to the Avon Library's YouTube Channel. Connecticut's Paelo-Indian Sites. This final webinar will…

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