- Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Sir Thomas Moore coined the term “utopia” in his book of the same name in 1516, describing the intricacies of an island nation that could be called a “perfect” society.
On Monday, April 8, Newtown Historical Society will host a program by Gordon Williams about just that subject. “All This And Heaven Too” will looking at many attempts by others to create their own utopias here on earth,
The program will begin at 7:30 pm in the community room of C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street.
- Saturday, March 9, 2013
Go west, young man, go west, New York Herald Editor Horace Greeley is reported to have said during the 19th Century, and Connecticut folks took his advice, young and old. In a program called “Migrating Out of Connecticut,” by Nora Galvin will take a look at the historic westward flow.
Newtown Historical Society will host the program on Monday, March 11, at 7:30 pm, in the community room of C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street.
- Wednesday, March 6, 2013
“Migrating Out Of Connecticut,” 7:30 pm, C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, free, program by professional genealogist Nora Galvin will look at the historic westward flow by Connecticut residents during mid-19th Century, light refreshments, hosted by Newtown Historical Society; 203-426-5937.