WLA/WHS – Scholarly Series: A Star Spangled Nation: The War of 1812—Causes and Impact of the War – Matthew Warshauer
Sunday, Oct. 14, 2 – 3:30 p.m.
The collaboration between the Wilton Library and the Wilton Historical Society kicks off its 6th season with A Star-Spangled Nation: The War of 1812. Matthew Warshauer, Professor of History at Central Connecticut State University, joins us to give us an overview on the war, including politics pre- and post- war, its overall impact, and Andrew Jackson’s controversial contributions that brought him into the national spotlight. Warshauer is most recently the author of Andrew Jackson in Context (2011), part of a series on American Presidents published by Nova Science Publishers, Inc. (New York). Reception following the talk. No charge, but donations always welcomed. Series sponsored by Wilton Bank. Program sponsored by Leland Wilson, Wilson Properties, LLC. The moderator is Steve Hudspeth. Registration essential.
The remaining lectures are as follows, from 4 – 5:30 p.m. (please note location of each lecture):
November 4 at the Wilton Historical Society Native Americans in the War – David Koch
January 27 at the Wilton Library The War Connecticut Hated – Walter Woodward
February 24 at the Wilton Historical Society – Naval Power and the Lasting Effects of the War – Glenn Gordinier