Fairfield County History Events – January 2018

All Fairfield County history events can be seen here .

Highlighted event:

 

Bridgeport, The Great War and the Strikes of 1915

On Sunday, January 21st from 4:00 – 5:30, Fairfield Museum and History Center will host educator and historian Carolyn Ivanoff. She will present a lecture in costume on the Striking Summer of 1915 in Bridgeport. She will tell the story of the Strikes of 1915 and the fight for the eight-hour day. The lecture is presented with the League of Women Voters. Admission is free for members and $5 for non-members.

 

On Thursday, January 25 at 7pm, bestselling author and founding director of The Center for American War Letters, Andrew Carroll will be speaking on his most recent book My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War. The event is at Westport Library, located on 20 Jesup Street.

 

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