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Connecticut River Museum

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67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
860-767-8269

September 2019

Myths & Legends of the Connecticut River Valley – A Symposium

September 21 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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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 –…

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Homeschool Program: Fishing Mini Series, Session One

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Tuesday, September 24, 2019 10:00 am - 12:30 pm Today we will learn the basics of fishing equipment. Identify the types of rods & reels, learn how to cast and attempt knot tying. Then try out our fishing skills on the museum docks. Please feel free to bring your own gear to the program. Click on the following link to register: https://shop.ctrivermuseum.org/collections/homeschool/products/homeschool-september-24-2019-fishing-1-registration

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October 2019

Horace Beck Lecture Series – Devils & Giants in New England: The Appropriation of Native Sites by the English Colonists

October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Thursday, October 3, 2019 6:30 - 7:30 pm Free to Public Rachel Sayet or Akitusu (She Who Reads) is a Mohegan tribal member and Native American educator. Her goal is to expand awareness of Native New England History and culture, utilizing storytelling and discussion of Native American foodways. Ms. Sayet holds a B.S. from Cornell University and an M.A. in anthropology from Harvard University. She served as a visiting scholar for the Yale (University) Indian Papers Project. Currently, Rachel works…

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Homeschool Program: Fishing Mini Series, Session Two

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Tuesday, October 8, 2019 10:00 am - 12:30 pm What types of fish are living in the River? There are over 70 species of fish living in the lower Connecticut River and we will discuss how to identify the more common species. Bait collecting methods, minnow/eel traps and casting seine nets are all skills necessary for the successful angler. Afterwards, return to the Museum to make a bait collecting device. Meet at North Cove boat ramp at 10am. Click on…

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Homeschool Program: Fishing Mini Series, Session Three

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Tuesday, October 22, 2019 10:00 am - 12:30 pm Want to catch a striped bass or channel catfish?  Knowing strategies for different fish during different seasons helps you know what to carry in your tackle box.  Learn about the types of lures and rigs, and how to create them. Click on the following link to register: https://shop.ctrivermuseum.org/collections/homeschool/products/copy-of-homeschool-october-8-2019-fishing-2-registration

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