Winning Independence: Virtual Author Event with John Ferling

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From celebrated historian John Ferling, the underexplored history of the second half of the Revolutionary War, when, after years of ­fighting, American independence often seemed beyond reach. It was 1778, and the recent American victory at Saratoga had netted the U.S a powerful ally in France. Many, including General George Washington, presumed France’s entrance into the war […]

“And So The Tomb Remained…” presented by Nick Bellantoni

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Join us for a virtual presentation by Nick Bellantoni, Emeritus CT State Archaeologist about his new book, "And So The Tomb Remained": Exploring Archaeology and Forensic Science Within Connecticut's Historical Mausolea.  Stone and brick tombs were repositories for the physical remains of many of Connecticut’s wealthiest and influential families. The desire to be interred within […]

Maiden Voyages: Virtual Author event with London Author Siân Evans

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Join us for a virtual author event with Siân Evans! In an engaging and anecdotal social history, Maiden Voyages: Magnificent Ocean Liners and the Women Who Traveled and Worked Aboard Them explores how women’s lives were transformed by the Golden Age of ocean liner travel between Europe and North America. During the early twentieth century, […]

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

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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 […]