Litchfield County History Events – December 2017

All Litchfield County Events for December can be found here.

Highlighted event:

An OWL Monday Scholars series begins on Monday, December 4 at the Oliver Wolcott Library located at 160 South Street, Litchfield. Stephen’s Story & History of Hitler’s Empire will meet on 7 Mondays from 12:30 to 2:00pm. The dates are December 4, 11, 18 and January 8, 15, 22, 29. The series includes watching and discussing the Stephen Breuer’s film Stephen’s Story: Living Through the Holocaust and the six-week course designed by Professor Thomas Childers, History of Hitler’s Empire. Dr. Thomas Childers is Sheldon and Lucy Hackney Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania. The series is co-facilitated by Patricia Moore and Bibby Veerman. Stephen Breuer is Bibby’s brother-in-law. Registration is required.

CT History Events

Oliver Wolcott Library


A Polish Christmas with Martha Hall Kelly

Lilac Girls is a novel based on the true story of Carolyn Ferriday, who aided Polish victims of Nazi medical experimentation. The author, Martha Hall Kelly, will be speaking at the Bellamy-Ferriday House in Bethlehem which was Carolyn’s home before it came into the possession of Connecticut Landmarks. The event is on Sunday, December 10. Tickets: $35/$25 for CTL Members. Reservations required as space is limited. Tour Sessions at 12, 12:30, 1 & 1:30 pm. Author Presentation from 3 – 5 pm.

CT History Events

CT Landmarks – A Polish Christmas

Bellamy-Ferriday House



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