Wilton Historical Society/Wilton Library – Scholarly Series: American Made: The Industrial Revolution in Connecticut – Jamie Eves at Wilton Historical Society
Sunday, March 2, 4 – 5:30 p.m.
“The Rise and Fall of the Connecticut Textile Industry – Jamie Eves.”
This is the 3rd lecture in the Wilton Library and the Wilton Historical Society series “American Made – The Industrial Revolution in Connecticut.” Jamie Eves will trace the reasons for the rise and decline of Connecticut’s textile industry, its connections to other Connecticut industries, and its ramifications for the future.
Jamie Eves is the Executive Director of the Windham Textile and History Museum and has a Ph. D. in History from the University of Connecticut. See the registration link for speaker details.
The remaining lectures are as follows (please note the location of each lecture):
March 16 at Wilton Library: “Silicon Valley of the 19th Century”—William Hosley
March 30 at the Wilton Historical Society: “The Dawn of Innovation”—Charles Morris.
Reception following the talk. Series sponsor is Bankwell in Wilton. Lecture sponsors: Kathleen and Bill Brennan. The moderator is Max Gabrielson. Registration required.