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Amy Trout – 2022 Lecture Series

April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Now In Person Event
6:00 pm
Free

 

Amy Trout, Curator, Connecticut River Museum
Fast Women: The Pioneering Women Racers Who Beat Men At Their Own Game 

An illustrated talk about the women hydroplane racers from the 1920s and 30s.

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Amy Trout recounts stories of the fearless women racers who raced alongside the men in the early 1900s on the Connecticut River. Hydroplane racing was an exciting new sport in the 1920s and 30s. The women who competed in these races were pioneers in the sport and represented an era of that loved all things new and novel. These sports-minded women were fierce competitors who faced challenges that women in sports still face today.

Amy Trout has been active in Connecticut Museums for over 30 years. She has been the Curator at CRM since 2009.

Photo Courtesy of Connecticut River Museum

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Date:
April 19
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Organizer

Jane S Raunikar
Phone:
8607678269
Email:
marketing@ctrivermuseum.org
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