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Witches in Connecticut

The harrowing story of the hanging of witches in Colonial New England continues to haunt our present-day imagination. The trials and executions of witches in Connecticut predated the more famous Salem witch panic by over 40 years. Hear the stories …

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Something Old, Something New: Connecticut Weddings Through The Ages

From colonial to modern times, how did Connecticans tie the knot? How did they celebrate? What did they wear? And how did some of our cherished wedding customs originate? This program, presented by the Connecticut Historical Society, uses items from …

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CANCELLED – Learn about Women Leaders with our Build Your Own Sticker Book Program

We’ve cancelled this program, it will be rescheduled as part of our summer reading offerings.

Work alongside of  Jane Allyn, a Children’s Programmer here at the Canton Public Library, who will host David Ploughie of Sticker Book Publishing so that you …

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Women’s Suffrage in Connecticut

How did the women of CT work for – or against – the right to vote? In this program, we’ll look at photos, letters and pamphlets from the Connecticut Historical Society collection to understand one of the most hard-fought political …

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