Thames River Heritage Park Lecture- For Adam’s Sake: A Family Saga in Colonial New England

Registration after 2/9: $15 Members / $20 Non-members

The Lyman Allyn Art Museum will host Thames River Heritage Park’s winter lecture series, “Stories from the Park.” In the six-part series, Connecticut authors will talk about significant local history and culture.

The lectures are scheduled on Wednesday evenings from 6 – 8:30 p.m. Those attending in-person will have an opportunity to meet the authors, purchase books and have them signed. Light hors d’oeuvres and wine will be served during the reception.

February 15 lecture:

Allegra di Bonaventura will address her book “For Adam’s Sake: A Family Saga in Colonial New England.” She is associate dean for graduate academic support at Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Her book focuses on powerful colonial New London families such as the Winthrops along with powerless ones such as the Jacksons, who were enslaved.

Both in-person and virtual attendance is offered. Seating is limited, so advance registration is required. Interested participants may register at the Thames River Heritage Park website

For more information, please contact Cara Brennan [email protected] at Thames River Heritage Park.

About Thames River Heritage Park

Thames River Heritage Park is a collection of heritage sites and institution partners which promote the history and heritage of the Thames.  Thames River Heritage Park Foundation connects, supports, promotes and sustains these sites and partners by operating the water taxi service, offering history-themed narrated boat tours and harbor cruises on the Thames, and private charters during the summer season. In the off-season, Thames River Heritage Park Foundation works with partner sites and institutions to develop collaborative programs, such as, the popular Docent Academy and Stories from the Park lecture series along with marketing campaigns promoting tourism and economic development along the Thames. For more information on the Park, the Foundation, and their programs and services, contact Catherine Foley at [email protected].


Feb 15 2023


5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Translate »