Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Middletown History Day

The Wesleyan Institute for Lifelong Learning presents a full-day program on the history of Middletown. 
The schedule is listed below.
Participants may enroll through the WILL website:

Mayor Sebastian Guiliano will greet the participants and leaders of the program at 9:00AM on Saturday, September 11

Middletown History Day
A series of four presentations on the history of Middletown, from its founding in 1650 up to present times, including lunch, a walking tour, and a panel discussion.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

8:30–9 a.m. Sign in
Allbritton Center, 222 Church Street

9–10 a.m. "The Early Years: 1650–1815"
Richard Buel

10–10:30 A.m. Break

10:30–11:30 A.m. "Suspenders, Mathematics, Riots and Muskets: 19th-Century Middletown through the Civil War."
Dione Longley

11:30–12:15 p.m. Lunch (provided)

12:15–1 p.m. "Not MY Grandmother:  A Walking Tour of Middletown’s Historical Scandals,"
led by Dione Longley

1–2 p.m. "The Melting Pot Overfloweth."
Elizabeth Warner

2–2:30 p.m. Break

2:30–3:30 p.m. "Truly This Is Our Home: African Americans in Middletown from the 1600s to the End of the Civil War."
Diana McCain

3:30–4:30 p.m Panel Discussion

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