Canton Historical Museum will present the following Sunday afternoon talks.
Covered Bridges in the Farmington Valley by William Caswell, Jr., Vice President and Assistant Historian for the National Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges and author of Covered Bridges In Connecticut and Rhode Island.
An Ever-Widening Circle: Peoples of the Lighthouse Village by Kenneth Feder, professor of Archaeology at Central Connecticut State University.
Presentation of Collins Company Tools by Jan Fish – The Collins Lady – a well-known collector of Collins Company tools and former resident of Collinsville.
Charcoal before the Briquet: A Brief History of the Charcoal Industry by Shirley Sutton. Her illustrated talk will reveal the importance of the charcoal industry from the Pilgrims to the present, especially in Connecticut.
All lectures are held at the Canton Community Center (rear of Canton Public Library) and will take place Sunday afternoons at 2 pm. Admission is $5 and $3 for members.