State Historian Shares 100 Places to See in Connecticut this Summer
Simsbury Free Library: An Evening with Christopher Wigren
WHO?: Simsbury Free Library
WHAT?: Offers a guided tour of our state’s hot spots for daytrippers looking for summer adventure! Author, architectural historian, and Deputy Director of the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation, Christopher Wigren, will explore CT’s rich and diverse architectural heritage by highlighting notable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities. His well-received new book "Connecticut Architecture: Stories of 100 Places" tells the story of CT one building at a time. Free to members. $5 for non-members. To reserve a seat, call 860-408-1336, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHEN?: Thursday, June 27
WHERE?: Simsbury Free Library
749 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury
WHY?: Connecticut boasts some of the oldest and most distinctive architecture in New England, from Colonial churches and Modernist houses to refurbished nineteenth-century factories. Written for travelers and residents alike, the book features to 100 places that reflect the diversity of Connecticut and the many ways our buildings express the lives and ideals of their creators and users.
For more information, visit the Simsbury Free Library website at www.simsburyfreelibrary.org or call (860) 408-1336.