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March 2020

Easter Egg Hunt

March 28, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
New London County Historical Society, 11 Blinman Street
New London, CT 06320 United States
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With a Grant from Chelsea Groton Bank, the NLCHS is pleased to host an Easter Egg Hunt in our Garden on March 28th, from 1pm to 3pm.  The event is for children of all ages.  They will hunt in our garden for eggs filled with candy.  There will be craft making availalable for children who are interested.  For More Information, email info@nlchs.org  The event is free and open to the public.

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October 2020

Holiday Masque: Rum, Rum Runners, and Rapscallions

October 24, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Shaw Mansion, 11 Blinman Street
New London, CT 06320 United States
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The New London County Historical Society and The Real McCoy invite you to participate in Rum, Rum Runners and Rapscallions.  Dress up, learn the history of Pirates, Privateers, and Rum Runners in southeastern Connecticut, and sample fine rums provided by  The Real McCoy.   In addition there will be a signature rum cocktail available for your enjoyment.   Our executive director will tell the tales of the Pirate Henry Morgan,  Privateer Thomas Allen, and  the rumrunner the Real McCoy, before the…

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January 2021

2021 Annual Meeting

January 30, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  Join us as we hold our Virtual Annual Meeting on January 30, 2021 at 3pm.  Our speaker will be Deborah Donovan who will discuss the Thames River Heritage Park virtual lectures and walking tours.  Additionally the Executive Director, Steve Manuel discusses process retaining our corporate status with the Secretary of the State.    

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September 2021

Concert in the Garden

September 25, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Concert is postponed to October 30th! A New Event has been created featuring Vampires and FLEET!   Purchase Tickets at the Door! Parking available in the Municipal Parking lot adjacent to Green Street, and across the street behind the convenience stores. For more information email info@nlchs.org or call 860.443.1209

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October 2021

12th Annual Thames River Cruise: Witches in Connecticut

October 16, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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Vampires, Costumes, and a Concert

October 30, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Shaw Mansion, 11 Blinman Street
New London, CT 06320 United States
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November 2021

Pirates and Privateers

November 27, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New London County Historical Society, 11 Blinman Street
New London, CT 06320 United States
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Often privateers are described as legal pirates. This is an oversimplification of a complex system, and does not take into account motivations of the people who engaged in these activities. Learn the difference between a pirate and privateer, and how these groups of individuals impacted the maritime community. Please RSVP to info@nlchs.org if you plan to attend the discussion. for more information please email info@nlchs.org

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December 2021

Santa at the Shaw Mansion

December 11, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
New London County Historical Society, 11 Blinman Street
New London, CT 06320 United States
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Once again Santa will be visiting the Shaw Mansion. Please bring your kids to see Santa and feel free to take a picture. He will only be with us for 2 hours so plan accordingly. For more information please email info@nlchs.org We will be handing out free candy canes for all of our visitors.  We will not be providing any photographic services. This event is free and open to the public.

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June 2022

Pioneers Exhibit Opening

June 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
New London County Historical Society, 11 Blinman Street
New London, CT 06320 United States
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                                                            On June 18 th at 2 pm, the New London County Historical Society is hosting an opening of its newly installed permanent exhibit Pioneers: Photographs and Oral Histories of Hispanic Women in New London County, 1989 by Resurrección Espinosa-Frink. Pioneers was given to the NLCHS by Ms. Espinosa-Frink to incorporate…

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August 2022

A Child’s Life in the 18th Century through Archaeology

August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
New London County Historical Society, 11 Blinman Street
New London, CT 06320 United States
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On August 13th at 1 pm, the New London County Historical Society partnered with the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of New London is hosting an opening of its newly installed exhibit, A Child’s Life in the 18th Century through Archaeology. The exhibit was designed and constructed during our annual Summer Museum program by nearly forty local youth ages 5-14. In July, students learned about the diverse history of southeastern Connecticut by participating in an archaeological dig in which…

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