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Wed Nov 6
  • Community Conversation: Working in Litchfield

    Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
    Location: Litchfield Historical Society, 7 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    Fee: FREE
    Registration Required: OnlineEmail or Call 860-567-4501

    Take part in the celebration of Litchfield’s 300th Anniversary by sharing your own stories at our next Community Conversations: Working in Litchfield. What was your first job in Litchfield? Which employers shaped your career? We will be talking about jobs and working in town. Come share your favorite stories and memories during a facilitated discussion.

    "Community Conversations" series is free and open to the public. In order to encourage meaningful conversation, space is limited to 40 people. You MUST pre-register to participate in the program. There will be facilitators to help guide participation. 

    Additional Community Conversations will be held in throughout the year as we celebrate Litchfield at 300. Our town, our history, our anniversary.

Fri Nov 15
  • Symposium: By the Force of its Own Merits: Examining the Life and Legacy of the Litchfield Female Academy

    Time: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
    Location: Litchfield Historical Society, 7 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    Fee: $35 members; $45 non-members; $25 students
    Registration Required: Email or Online

    “By the Force of its Own Merits” is a one-day symposium that will round out a two-year celebration of the Litchfield Female Academy, a progressive educational institution that instructed over 3,000 young women between 1792 and 1833. A diverse slate of presenters will discuss the structure and curriculum of the Academy, illuminate its role in the development of educational and social opportunities for women, and speak to the school’s legacy and relevancy within current scholarship.

    For more information or to register, visit litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org/symposium