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December 2019

Pictures with Santa

December 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Shaw Mansion, 11 Blinman Street
New London, CT 06320 United States
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Santa will be visiting the Shaw Mansion on December 14th! Bring your camera and get a picture taken with Santa in our Long Parlour from 11AM-2PM. This is a free event!

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January 2020

Annual Meeting

January 25, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Shaw Mansion, 11 Blinman Street
New London, CT 06320 United States
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Join us on January 18th at 3PM for our Annual Meeting. Professor Nancy Steenburg, Associate Director for Advising at The University of Connecticut Avery Point lectures on Henry P. Haven (1815-1876) the founder of the NLCHS.

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March 2020

Founding of the New London County Historical Society Lecture Series

March 21, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New London Public Library, 63 Huntington St
New London, 06320 United States
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Professor Nancy Steenburg discusses the people who founded the New London County Historical Society 150 years ago at our county libraries.  The series is 5 lectures.   Henry Haven, whaling magnate, and Mayor of New London, began the process to found the NLCHS.  Join Professor Steenburg as she discusses Haven at the New London Public Library.  The event is free and open to the public.

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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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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Vampires, Costumes, and a Concert

October 30 @ 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 @ 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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