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Huntington Homestead Museum

36 Huntington Road
Scotland, CT United States

September 2019

Eastern Connecticut- Hot bed of the Revolution

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Huntington Homestead Museum, 36 Huntington Road
Scotland, CT United States
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$5.00

Enjoy a talk given by Dayne Rugh, President of the Society of the Founders of Norwich/President of Leffingwell House Museum, and Director of Education at the Slater Memorial Museum. Tours available. $5 per person, members free. 

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October 2019

Samuel Huntington, A Liaison with the Farmers

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Huntington Homestead Museum, 36 Huntington Road
Scotland, CT United States
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$5.00

Mark Sheldon, a former Sergeant of SH2LD and current farmer, enlightens on the connection between Governor Jonathan Trumbull and Patriot Samuel Huntington collaborating with Connecticut farmers for the Glorious Cause. Tours available. $5 per person, members free. 

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Did the Whigs wear wigs? The History of our Political Parties in the United States

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Huntington Homestead Museum, 36 Huntington Road
Scotland, CT United States
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$5.00

Beverly York, history professor and local historian, gives an illustrated presentation on the beginnings of our political parties accompanied by historical campaign posters and political cartoons. $5 per person, members free. 

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November 2019

A Colonial Connecticut Thanksgiving, 1786

November 9 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Huntington Homestead Museum, 36 Huntington Road
Scotland, CT United States
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Governor Samuel Huntington’s 1786 Thanksgiving Proclamation states that the day be observed with praise, prayer, and “the voice of melody”. Come back to the Third Society of Windham where “no servile labor may be performed this day”. Traditional food dishes will be discussed as “the family” partakes of their period meal including pompon pie. A needy neighbor may come calling for Indian meal;  a weary traveler may need victuals. Harness your coursers!  Event sponsored by the Windham Region Chamber of…

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