Monday, October 19, 2020 at 7:30 PM Eastern:
“MELILLI TO MIDDLETOWN”
A Middlesex County Historical Society Webinar
SCULPTOR SEBASTIAN G. MARCHESE WITH MIDDLETOWN’S FIRST ST. SEBASTIAN STATUE, WHICH HE CREATED. MIDDLETOWN, 1921
On Monday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 PM, the historical society will host a webinar presentation by Paul Pirrotta, author of three books on the history of Italian Americans in Connecticut. After retiring from a successful banking career, Pirrotta also founded Casa Emigranti Italiani, a virtual museum on the history of Italian immigrants in the Hartford area and their many contributions to this state. Pirrotta was born and raised near Melilli, Sicily, and his October 19 webinar will especially focus on his first-hand memories of Melilli and the history of immigrants from Melilli to Middletown.
Full event details, including how to register for this webinar, will follow soon by email. They will also be posted on the Middlesex County Historical Society’s facebook page and website.
The Society’s 35th Annual Antique Car and Truck Show
Sunday, October 4, 2020, at Palmer Field in Middletown:
NOTE: DUE TO COVID-19 THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO OCTOBER 2021. PLEASE CHECK BACK HERE FOR UPDATES.
If any members would like to buy an ad or help out on the planning committee, please contact Debby Shapiro at email@example.com.