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From Lima Beans to Libraries: How Food and Books Helped to Win the Great War WWI Commemorative Lecture

Date/Time

Nov 12, 2017

Description

In honor of Veterans Day and the WWI Centennial, the Norwalk Historical Society will be hosting a free lecture: "From Lima Beans to Libraries: How Food and Books Helped Win the Great War" on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 2:00pm at the townhouse at Mill Hill Historic Park. Join historians Dr. Allison Horrocks and Mary Mahoney for a lively lecture and discussion on local contributions to World War I. From gardening, canning and food conservation to prescribing books for servicemen and veterans, there were many ways for people, old and young, to serve. Learn how Nutmeggers mobilized for the Great War, both at home and abroad, one hundred years ago. Please consider donating a new or used book to the Society's Books for Veterans Drive for the Vietnam Veterans of America.  Members of the American Legion Post 12 Auxiliary Poppy Program will also be accepting donations. RSVP  at www.norwalkhistoricalsociety.org or call 203-846-0525. Mill Hill Historic Park is located at 2 East Wall Street, Norwalk, CT 06851. Handicapped parking on site only. All others follow signs to overflow parking across the street. Lecture sponsored by the American Legion Post 12 Auxiliary, the Norwalk Garden Club and the Norwalk Public Library.

Cost

Free

Location

View map Mill Hill Historic Park
2 East Wall St.
Handicapped parking on site only. All others follow signs to overflow parking across the street.
Norwalk, CT

Additional Information

Sponsor

Norwalk Historical Society

Phone

203-846-0525

Contact name

Samantha Kulish-Fargione

Contact email

info@norwalkhistoricalsociety.org

Region:

Fairfield,Wilton

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