Live, Virtual Program: Author Talk -- Connecticut Lore: Strange, Off Kilter and Full of Surprises

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Event Details

Zack Lamonthe will take you on a tour traveling to the far-reaching corners of the state to discover Branford’s Thimble Islands and the Beckley Furnace in Canaan.  Learn about larger-than-life characters like the legendary strongman Elmer Bitgood and the dead-and-ghostly religious zealot Jemima Wilkinson.  Discover that Connecticut is “full of surprises” and worth investigating whether you’re a local or an out-of-towner. 


Zack Lamonthe studied New England history and folklore while a student at Boston University, attaining a degree in American Studies. He earned a Master’s Degree in Special Education at Southern Connecticut State University and has taught high school special education and history.   


Free, Registration is required. 



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Event Type(s): Author & Book Talks
Age Group(s): Adults
Presenter: Zack Lamonthe
Yan Toma

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