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Wednesday, March 6
6 – 8 pm
The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is pleased to partner with the Thames River Heritage Park to host their 2024 lecture series, Stories from the Park: Island Affairs of the Thames. Probing the historical impact and influence of the connections with islands near and far to the Thames River, the five-part series will explore the “power of place” from a social, cultural, political, economic and ecological perspectives along with its impact and influence on life on the Thames – historically and up to the present time through stories, song and prose.

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.

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