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NEW HAVEN

(Image courtesy of ACGNH)
Greater New Haven
Maria Morabito & Lambert Edelmann
Venue: Gallery 195
Dates: June 19, 2012 - September 14, 2012
Description:

Exhibition of works by Maria Morabito and Lambert Edelmann. Artist reception, July 10, from 5 p.m.-7 p.m.


HARTFORD

River Valley
Nook Farm Book Talk "The Help"
Venue: The Mark Twain House & Museum
Dates: September 13, 2012
Description:

Nook Farm Book Talks, a collaboration between The Mark Twain House & Museum and the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, continues with Kathryn Stockett's array of sharply defined black and white characters in the nascent years of the civil rights movement.


WOODBRIDGE

Greater New Haven
Civil War Commemoration
Venue: Town Green
Dates: September 23, 2012
Description:

In commemoration of the Civil War, the Amity and Woodbridge Historical Society presents a town parade featuring Company G 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Connecticut Blues Fife & Drum Corps, school bands, and re-enactors of the Civil War.


FAIRFIELD

Fairfield County
Connecticut in the Civil War
Venue: Fairfield Museum and History Center
Dates: September 25, 2012
Description:

Matthew Warshauer of Central Connecticut State University will introduce the varied attitudes toward slavery and race before, during, and after the war. Discover Connecticut’s reactions to raising the troops and the sacrifices of those who served on the frontline and at home. He offers an insightful account of a complex and troubling war.


WETHERSFIELD

River Valley
Lighting Freedom's Flame: A Look at Connecticut's Revolutionary War
Venue: Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum
Dates: September 27, 2012
Description:

Historian and scholar William Hosley will regale his audience with epic stories of the sacrifice, heroism and perseverance of some of the Revolution’s most renowned and infamous personalities during his lecture. The lecture will be preceded by a wine reception at 6 p.m.


MANCHESTER

Citizens of Connecticut to Arms
River Valley
"Connecticut to Arms: 1862"
Venue: Wickham Park
Dates: September 29-30
Description:

This living history weekend will bring visitors back to 19th century America, when the nation was imperiled by a vast sectional conflict that threatened its very survival. Step back in time to the Civil War as more than 600 Union, Confederate, and civilian reenactors portray those who lived through this great struggle.


BOLTON

River Valley
Bolton Heritage Day
Venue: Town Green
Dates: September 29, 2012
Description:

Geneology event includes the Bolton Exposes It's Roots family tree mural.  Meet "Rosie the Calf", and other events include Civil War and Revolutionary talks.  This is being held on Satruday of the Bolton Town-sponsored "Heritage Farm Weekend."


HARTFORD

River Valley
"Mark Twain and Joseph R. Hawley, Senator, Governor and Republican Leader of the Gilded Age"
Venue: The Mark Twain House & Museum
Dates: October 3, 2012
Description:

Joseph R. Hawley was a force to be reckoned with in Gilded Age Hartford -- a Civil War general, owner of The Hartford Courant, national Republican leader and President of the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia. He was also Mark Twain's neighbor, and the two had a relationship that varied from intimate friendship to political enmity.


MERIDEN

River Valley
Civil War Encampment
Venue: Dossin Beach Park
Dates: October 6, 2012
Description:

Event located near the original site of Training Camp Tyler (the town's original Civil War encampment), will portray life in a Union Army camp. Typical camp activities include marching, drilling with authentic weapons, daily chores. Ongoing lectures, demonstrations and entertainment.


NORWICH

Mystic Country
"Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War"
Venue: Slater Memorial Museum
Dates: October 10, 2012 - November 30, 2012
Description:

Using the Constitution as the cohesive thread, this exhibition offers a fresh and innovative perspective on Lincoln that focuses on his struggle to meet the political and constitutional challenges of the Civil War.


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