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Past Lectures

Laurence Jurdem - January 21, 2024

The Rough Rider and the Professor

Brown Bag Lecture featuring Past Presented - November 9, 2023

Connecticut During the American Revolutionary War

Witches in Connecticut - October 25, 2023

Witches in Connecticut!

Mattie Kahn & Reena Ninan - October 3, 2023

Young and Restless

Brown Bag Lecture - Cloak and Dagger: The Revolution's Secret War!

Local Revolutionary War buff, Eric Chandler, educated our audience about the Spies of the Revolutionary War!

Connecticut's Historical Gardens - May 17, 2023

Connecticut's Historical Gardens

Artscapes - April 19, 2023

American Impressionism

Dean King - April 18, 2023 at the Darien Library

Guardian's of the Valley: John muir

Brown Bag Lunch: Women in the American Revolution - March 10, 2023

Brown Bag Lecture: Women in the American Revolution - putting the "her" in heroics!

An Evening at the Mather Tavern - Feb 16, 2023

Tavern Food + Tavern Drink + Tavern History + Tavern Games = Tavern Fun!

Keith Simpson - Feb. 8, 2023

Lecture featuring Keith Simpson: Our Changing Landscape over 400 years

ArtScapes Robin Hoffman - Jan. 18, 2023

American Vistas - from the Hudson River School to the National Parks

Jonathan Waterman - November 16, 2022

A Journey through the National Parks

Plum Plums - November 10, 2022

American Farmstead Cheese & Wine Education with Plum Plums Cheese

Dayton Duncan - September 11, 2022

The National Parks: America's Best Idea

Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt III - June 23, 2022

Great Camp Sagamore and the Rustic Movement, plus stories of the Vanderbilt Family

Catie Marron - May 26, 2022

Becoming a Gardener: What Reading and Digging Taught Me about Living

Queen Bee Marina Marchese - April 28, 2022

Honey tasting with the Queen Bee

Dennis Drabelle - April 14, 2022

The Power of Scenery, online discussion - April 14, 2021

Jonathan Olmsted - March 30, 2022

Celebrating 200 Years of Frederick Law Olmsted

Thomas Wickman - January 26, 2022

Winter's Past and Winter's Future

Akhil Reed Amar - November 10, 2021

The Words that Made Us

Steven Beissinger - October 7, 2021

Stephen Mather and the National Parks

Victoria Johnson - June 2, 2021

American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic

Kevin Callahan - May 26, 2021

Brothers in Arms

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