Category: News & Events

OCTOBER 2019

UPCOMING PROGRAM: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2019 6:30 p.m. Meriden Public Library 105 Miller St., Meriden, CT   MAKING HISTORY / MAKING PLACE: A CELEBRATION OF CONNECTICUT MUSEUMS Picture Show and Lecture with William Hosley. Connecticut has 169 towns and as many community-based historical museums. Most are small. Many are run by volunteers. No two are alike. They preserve & present…

MERIDEN HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S COMMUNITY TAG SALE FUNDRAISER

SATURDAY:  OCTOBER 12, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm – WEATHER PERMITTING LOCATION: Meriden Historical Society’s Bernice Morehouse Research Center’s parking lot 1090 Hanover Ave. Meriden, CT 06451 RAIN CANCELLS SET UP: $15.00 donation to the Society per set-up ($10.00 for members of the Society). CONTACT: Bill Siegel 203-237-2217 ADMISSION: Free As in previous years, the Meriden Historical Society will set…

Historical Fiction As a Portal to the Past

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:30 p.m. at the Meriden Public Library A PROGRAM ABOUT A NEW NOVEL BASED ON THE TRUE STORY OF THE LYMAN FAMILY OF LYMAN ORCHARDS Author Diana Ross McCain will discuss her new novel Thy Children’s Children, based on the true story of the first five generations of the Lyman family of Lyman Orchards of Middlefield,…

VOTES FOR WOMEN

Marking the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States. Presented by Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame. Tuesday September 10, 2019 at the Meriden Public Library In 2020 we mark the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States. The fight for women’s right to vote was long and took many twists and turns. Join us to learn…

MERIDEN HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S COMMUNITY TAG SALE FUNDRAISER

SATURDAY:  SEPTEMBER 14. 9:00 am – 1:00 pm LOCATION: Meriden Historical Society’s Bernice Morehouse Research Center’s parking lot 1090 Hanover Ave. Meriden, CT 06451 RAIN DATE: the Saturday following the original date SET UP: $15.00 donation to the Society per set-up ($10.00 for members of the Society). CONTACT: Bill Siegel 203-237-2217 ADMISSION: Free As in previous years, the Meriden Historical…