It really happened in Connecticut
Saturday October 14, 2017
Witchcraft trials, a serial murderer who inspired a popular movie, and a bizarre vagabond who has fascinated people for 150 years are three amazing yet true stories from the state’s past that inde-pendent historian Diana Ross McCain will recount in her talk “It Really Happened in Connecticut”
McCain draws the tales from her books It Hap-pened in Connecticut: Twenty-five Events that Shaped the Nutmeg State and Mysteries and Leg-ends of New England: True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained.
Diana Ross McCain is a partner in Come Home to Connecticut, an enterprise that offers historical and genealogical research services and programming. She has been researching, writing, and speaking about history for more than thirty years.
McCain holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in history, and was on the staff of the Connecticut Historical Society for more than twenty-five years.
Location: Main Library Upstairs
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