WLA/WHS – Scholarly Series: A Star Spangled Nation: The War of 1812—Native Americans in the War – David Koch at the Wilton Historical Society
Sunday, Nov. 4, 4 – 5:30 p.m.
The collaboration between the Wilton Library and the Wilton Historical Society continues with David Koch discussing the situation for Native Americans in 1812, the reasons they sided with Britain, the hold of fear they had on Americans, and the bitter fighting that ensued, as well as the final banishing of Natives beyond the Mississippi. Dave Koch is an Associate Professor of History at Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Reception following the talk. No charge, but donations always welcomed. Series sponsored by Wilton Bank. Program sponsored by Anne & Robert Cuddy. 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):
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