Year: 2009

OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 2009 NEWS LETTER

September, 2009 OCTOBER MEETING: SILVER CITY GLASS CO. Saturday, October 3, 2009 2:00 pm @ the Meriden Public Library. A talk on Silver City Glass Co, will be given by Dough Schultz. Doug’s grandfather, Carl Schultz, and Doug’s father, owned and operated this Meriden based silver over glass decorating company.  Please bring in any Silver City items you may have…

APRIL – MAY 2009 NEWS LETTER

April-May, 2009 APRIL PROGRAM: THE 1860 LINCOLN LECTURE TOUR SUNDAY, APRIL 19, 1:00 PM HUBBARD PARK AT THE EVENT TENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN THE 1860 LECTURE TOUR Presented by the Co-chairs of the Connecticut Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission (CALBC) Michael Burlingame, Professor Emeritus of History at Connecticut College, writer and editor whose latest book Abraham Lincoln: A Life, published by Johns…

March 2009 Newsletter

March, 2009 FROM THE PRESIDENT Greetings! Welcome to spring (finally!) and the second half of this Historical Society year. We have some interesting and unusual programs planned starting this weekend at the library with a slide show of historical pictures of Meriden. The Historical Society had a chance to buy eight carousels of slides and we have selected some to…