On Saturday, September 21, spend the day immersed in the Myths and
Legends of our Connecticut River Valley. From 8:30 a.m.to 6:00 p.m.,
experts will provide a scholarly and entertaining approach to exploring
the significance of these myths in both word and song.This program is an
extention of the museum's Myths and Legends exhibit which explores
centuries of folklore that have defined the Connecticut River Valley.
guests for the day include keynote speaker Professor Walt Woodward,
Connecticut State Historian and an Associate Professor of Early American
History at the University of Connecticut. A former hit country music
songwriter and performer, Woodward's knowledge, sense of humor, and
richly illustrated PowerPoint presentations have made him one of New
England's most sought after public lecturers.