Community Bulletin Board
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- A.L. Davroe Book-signing
- Hartley on Manufacturing
- Easter Bunny Express
- Love a Lilac
- Improving Air Quality
- What's Happening in Waterbury and Beyond
- TURN to a Historian at the Litchfield Historical Society
- A Night at the Boys and Girls Club
- Call for Hall of Fame Nominations
- President Trump Signs Two Esty-Authored Bills
- Safety Classes at Railroad Museum
Litchfield Historical Society
You may know about the duel with Alexander Hamilton that made Aaron Burr infamous, but did you know about his treason trial? Join the Litchfield Historical Society on Sunday, March 23 at 3:00 pm as Professor R. Kent Newmyer discusses his book The Treason Trial of Aaron Burr: Law, Politics, and the Character Wars of a New Nation.
Historically, the state of Connecticut has offered opportunities for immigrant workers on farms, in brass and textile mills, and in firearms factories. Today, the promise of a better life in America represents opportunities and many challenges, but immigrant workers continue to shape the way we work in Connecticut.
Did you know that this year is the Litchfield Law School’s 240th anniversary? In honor of this milestone, we are going to celebrate the birthday of Judge Tapping Reeve’s first law school student: Aaron Burr.
As part of the Created Equal film series, the Litchfield Historical Society, in partnership with the Torrington Historical Society and the Litchfield County League of Women Voters, will screen clips from The Loving Story on Thursday, February 20 at 7:00 pm at the Torrington Historical Society.
As part of the Created Equal film series, the Litchfield Historical Society will screen clips from Slavery by Another Name on Thursday, January 16 at 7:00 pm. Stephen McGrath, Litchfield Historical Society board member and history professor at Central CT State University, will lead a discussion following clips from the film.
The Litchfield Historical Society, along with the Torrington Historical Society and the League of Women Voters of Litchfield County, are pleased to introduce three documentaries with riveting new footage illustrating the history of civil rights in America. These three organizations will offer a series of programs once a month from January–March in 2014.
The Litchfield Historical Society is pleased to announce the launch of Collection Space, a new online searchable database that makes viewable to the public information about items held in the museum collection.
Join the Litchfield Historical Society for an historic fall festival on Saturday, September 28 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm on the lawn of the Tapping Reeve House. Featuring storytelling, musical performances, games, crafts, and competitions, this celebration is sure to please visitors young and old.
Taking a walk through Litchfield’s center you can’t help but notice the businesses lining West Street. Brightly colored window displays catch your eye. Perhaps you smell lunch being served in a nearby restaurant. To distinguish themselves from each other, each business has a sign hanging outside the door.