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Myths & Legends of the Connecticut River Valley – A Symposium

September 21 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday, September 21, 2019
8:30 am – 6:00 pm

Registration Cost $35, Student Rate $25
Optional Onrust Sail, additional $30

 

A Symposium at the Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street, Essex, CT 06426

8:30 – 9:00 am
Registration/Sign In

9:15 – 10:15 am
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Walt Woodward, University of Connecticut &
Connecticut State Historian on “CT Legends and History”

Break

10:30 – 11:30 am
Powers of Darkness speaker: Prof. Michael Bell on“Vampirism in New England”

Break

11:45 – 12:30 am
Ballads & Folk songs: The Band of Steady Habits “Handed Down in Song”

12:45 – 1:45 pm
Lunch on the North Deck

2:00 – 3:00 pm
Supernatural Wonders Speaker: Prof. Peter Dendle, Penn State, “River, Lake and Sea Monster of New England: The Fluidity of Science in History”

3:15 – 4:00 pm
Popular Culture: Sharon A. Hill, Independent Researcher, “Modern Paranormal Investigation: From Spooky Stories to Sciencey Spectacles”

Break

4:15 – 4:45 pm
Ballads & folk songs: Joseph Morneault & Dave Littlefield
& Refreshments on the Dock

4:45 – 6:00 pm
Onrust sail (optional)

Tours of the Myths & Legends exhibit available throughout the day!


Register Online Here!

Questions, please email Allison Insall at ainall@ctrivermuseum.org

Details

Date:
September 21
Time:
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Venue

Connecticut River Museum
67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Phone:
860-767-8269