A Vanished Port: Programs & Events

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VanishedporticonshortSaturday, September 10, 2016, 10am-2pm: A Vanished Port exhibit opens to the public.  Middlesex County Historical Society at the General Mansfield House, 151 Main St., Middletown.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 7-8:30pm: Exhibit Speaker Series starts with a talk by Dr. Joseph R. Avitable, lecturer in American History at Albertus Magnus College and Quinnipiac University, on the profitable and lethal trade in horses between Connecticut and the English Caribbean islands in the period before the American Revolution.  The talk will take place in the Hubbard Room at Russell Library, 123 Broad St., Middletown.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 7-8:30pm, Exhibit Speaker Series: Wesleyan professor and monetary scholar Richard Grossman will talk about the wealth of colonial Middletown and its richest citizens. Were the ‘Middletown barons’ rich by our standards? The talk will take place in the Hubbard Room at Russell Library, 123 Broad St., Middletown.