Saturday, March 04, 2006

Series of Hartford history lectures begins May 16

The Greater Hartford Arts Council is co-sponsoring a series of lectures on the history of Hartford, in the belief that "newcomers as well as long-term residents of the region should share a base of knowledge about our core city and its environs."

Trinity College historian Andrew Walsh will deliver the first lecture, "The Changing Face of Hartford: From River’s Edge to Ribbons of Concrete," on Tuesday, May 16, at the Hartford Club, at 46 Prospect Street. A half-hour of socializing, with hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar, will precede the lecture, which will begin at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $35, with seating limited to the first 100 paid admissions.

Visit the Arts Council's website for more information.

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