Civil War Recruitment in Litchfield County: Tales of Scandal and Intrigue

Harwinton Town Hall Assembly Room 100 Bentley Dr, Harwinton, CT

Sponsored by Harwinton Historical Society Presented by Peter Vermilyea Sunday, February 25 @ 2:00 PM Harwinton Town Hall- Bentley Drive The Northern war effort depended upon local communities to raise the troops and supplies needed for the battlefield. Many had thought the Civil War would last only a few months; but in the summer of […]

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Heroes and Headaches: New England’s Story of Piracy at Home and Abroad

Harwinton Town Hall Assembly Room 100 Bentley Dr, Harwinton, CT

Sunday, April 7 @ 2 PM Harwinton Town Hall- Bentley Drive Co-sponsored by Harwinton Historical Society & Harwinton Public Library Welcome aboard as we discuss this hidden part of New England's history . . . Pirates and pirate hunters! -Why did people become pirates or pirate hunters? -How were pirate ships run? -What weapons and […]

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