Horace Holley: Transylvania University and the Making of Liberal Education in the Early American Republic presented by Dr James P. Cousins

By |April 8th, 2017|

A collaboration of the Salisbury Association Historical Society and the Scoville Memorial Library

Outspoken Salisbury native Horace Holley (1781–1827) was an unlikely choice to become the […]

Era of Elegance: Montgomery Place: An American Arcadia, presented by Kate Johnson, Curator and Consultant

By |March 18th, 2017|

For nearly two centuries, an extended family possessing artistic vision, resourcefulness, innovative spirit, and belief in legacy owned Montgomery Place in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. This historic […]

Era of Elegance: Early America in 12 Objects presented by Elliot Snyder, Elliot and Grace Snyder Antiques

By |February 18th, 2017|

A collaboration of  the Civic Committee of the Salisbury Association and the Scoville Memorial Library
Some of the story of early America can be told through […]

Industrial Sharon presented by Ed Kirby: a collaboration of the Salisbury Association Historical Society and the Scoville Memorial Library

By |February 11th, 2017|

Kirby explores a variety of industries found in Sharon, Connecticut from its 1739 settlement into the early twentieth century.  Kirby’s book “Industrial Sharon” provides an […]

The Life and the Times of the Town Grove: A Participatory Conversation

By |November 12th, 2016|

The Life and the Times of the Town Grove: A Participatory Conversation

Presented by the Salisbury Association Historical Society in collaboration with the Scoville Memorial Library. […]

Witches of Litchfield County from Peter Vermilyea’s new book “Wicked Litchfield County”

By |October 22nd, 2016|

 

Presented by the Salisbury Association Historical Society in collaboration with the Scoville Memorial Library. While many people cast aspersions at the history of the supernatural, it […]

A Wilderness Transforming,  the 275th Salisbury Anniversary exhibit by Salisbury Association Historical Society

By |September 10th, 2016|

 

 Talk presented in collaboration with the Scoville Memorial Library.

This fall marks the 275th anniversary of the Salisbury Town Charter and the first town meeting. […]

Era of Elegance: The wallpaper remains: The rise, fall and Preservation of Elegance in the Phelps-Hatheway House, Suffield presented by Lynn Mervosh, Connecticut Landmarks

By |March 19th, 2016|

The later years of the 18th century ushered in a period of elegance in Connecticut that seemed to openly contradict the ravages left by the […]

Author, Emery Roth, “Brass Valley: The Fall of an American Industry”

By |December 5th, 2015|

 

 

In collaboration with the Salisbury Association Historical Society and the Scoville Memorial Library .  

Over the course of four years Roth photographed the last, large […]

When Disaster Struck Connecticut: Memories of the 1955 Flood. A panel and participatory discussion.

By |November 21st, 2015|

Presented by the Salisbury Association Historical Society in collaboration with the Scoville Memorial Library.  Sixty years ago, floods changed the landscape of the Northeastern U.S., […]