Wednesday, March 6
6 – 8 pm
March 6 – Connecticut’s Sweet Tooth – New London, the Sugar Trade and Slavery in the West Indies: Professor Matt Warshauer shares stories about the Thames River region when it was the most important port of trade in all of British North America and served as a hub for a dizzying array of goods collected via an intricate trade network and then shipped south to the Caribbean.
Reception: 6 pm
Lecture: 7 pm
Cost: A discounted rate of $10 for Thames River Heritage Park and Lyman Allyn Art Museum members, or $15 for the general public is offered to those who register at least one week in advance. The regular cost is $15 for Thames River Heritage Park and Lyman Allyn Art Museum members, or $20 for the general public.Seating is limited. Advance registration is required.