Colonial America events – October 2017

All listings for Colonial events can be found here .

Highlighted Colonial American Events for October are:

Ever wonder how school has changed since the one room schoolhouse days? On Thursday, October 5th at 6:00pm, Municipal Historian Carol North will be giving a presentation on the over 200 year history of what education was like for those attending a one room schoolhouse in Coventry. Children and adults are welcome to attend the event at the Booth & Dimock Memorial Library located at 1134 Main St, Coventry.

Booth & Dimock Memorial Library

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Melinda Elliott will be discussing her book  “Connecticut Schoolhouses Through Time”  on October 13, 2017 from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm at the Southbury Public Library. The library is located at  100 Poverty Road in Southbury. The event is co-sponsored by the Southbury Historical Society and the Friends of the Southbury Public Library. Her book features both historical and recent pictures and histories of one and two-room schoolhouses throughout Connecticut.  Melinda Elliott is also the director and docent at the Bullet Hill School in Southbury. The Bullet Hill School offers a Living Museum Program and is included on the National Register of Historic Places.

Southbury Public Library

CT History Events

The annual Harvest Festival Weekend at The Stamford Museum and Nature Center will be occurring on October 14th and 15th from 11:00am to 3:00pm. The Fifth Connecticut Regiment Colonial Militia Re-enactors will be holding an encampment throughout the weekend. Come see what camp life and uniforms were like in colonial days and watch musket and marching drill demonstrations. Many other family friendly activities will be offered throughout the weekend. Tickets can be purchased in advance for October 14th and October 15th. The Stamford Museum and Nature Center is located at 39 Scofieldtown Road in Stamford.

5th Connecticut Regiment

Stamford Museum and Nature Center

CT History Events




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