American Flygirl: Author Event with Susan Ankeny (virtual)

Online (Zoom)

Join us for a virtual author event to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander month; we'll be celebrating the release of Susan Ankeny's new book, Fly Girl.  A uniquely hidden figure, Hazel Ying Lee was a pioneering trailblazer in the history of WWII, aviation, women, the military, and America, yet her inspiring story and extraordinary accomplishments […]

Unearthing History: 2024 Virtual Lecture #3: Foraging in the Paleoindian Period

Online (Zoom)

Foraging in the Paleoindian Period: A Macrobotanical Analysis (tentative title), presented Katharine Reinhart, Project Archaeologist/Botanical Analyst, Archaeological and Historical Services, Inc, Storrs, CT. She will focus on the analysis of plant evidence from various sites to learn what they ate and where they found it. Katharine Reinhart will focus on the analysis of plant evidence […]

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