7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Windham Antiques Center
5 The Square
Bellows Falls, VT
This event has been cancelled due to an unexpected medical emergency. The remaining presentations in the series are not affected.
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The Rockingham Historical Commission’s spring Historic Lecture Series continues. The presentations are free and open to the public, and take place at the Windham Antique Center in Bellows Falls. These are the remaining events in the series:
March 23rd at 7:00 pm
A Sense of Place: Vermontâ€™s Farm Legacy w/Gregory Sharrow. This lecture explores the fabric of farm culture in the past, and probes its relationship to the world of Vermont today.
April 6th at 7:00 pm
Getting From Here to There: A History of Roads & Settlement w/ Deborah Luskin. The difficulties of traveling in Vermont played a significant role in the stateâ€™s settlement, development, culture, and politics. But Vermonters werenâ€™t always eager to have good roads.
April 20th at 7:00 pm
Of Wheelmen, The New Woman & Good Roads: Bicycling in Vermont 1880-1920 w/ Luis Vivianco. This lecture explores the fascinating early history of the bicycle in Vermont, a new invention that generated widespread curiosity when it arrived here in the 1880s.
May 6th at 10:00 am
Historic Window Restoration Workshop w/ Sally Fishburn. This interactive workshop will include a discussion of historic windows vs replacement windows; the history of windows; and a hands-on demonstration of how to repair your historic windows.