WLA/WHS – Scholarly Series: A Star Spangled Nation: The War of 1812—The War Connecticut Hated—Walter Woodward
Sunday, Jan. 27, 4 – 5:30 p.m.
In this third lecture of the annual collaboration between the Wilton Library and the Wilton Historical Society focusing on The War of 1812, A Star-Spangled Nation, Walter Woodward will discuss The War Connecticut Hated: the political impact of the war, especially on Connecticut. Walter Woodward is a State Historian of Connecticut, Associate Professor of History, University of Connecticut, author of Prospero’s America: John Winthrop, Jr., Alchemy, and the Creation of New England Culture, 1606-1676 (2010) and the recent article: “The War Connecticut Hated” published in Connecticut Explored.
This lecture is held at Wilton Library.
The remaining lecture is February 24 at the Wilton Historical Society – Naval Power and the Lasting Effects of the War – Glenn Gordinier.
Reception following the talk (at the Library). No charge, but donations always welcomed. Series sponsored by Wilton Bank. Program sponsored by Bill and Kathleen Brennan. The moderator is Max Gabrielson. Registration essential.