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Historical Workshop: Waking the Dead – The Stories Told in Artifacts and Tombstones, Oct 23rd @ 9AM

October 23, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Headstone Artifact

This historical workshop is a day-long symposium that includes presentations by keynote speakers Dr. Nick Bellantoni, State Archaeologist Emeritus; Dr. Sarah Sportman, State Archaeologist; Ruth Shapleigh Brown, Executive Director of the CT Gravestone Network; Michael Carroll, Director of Rediscovering History Gravestone Restoration. The morning program will begin at the Rectory School at 9 A.M. followed by a demonstration on gravestone cleaning, restoration and repairs at the Randall/Higginbotham Burial Ground and a tour of the historic remains of the Higginbotham farm and mills.

Registration is $20 and includes lunch. To register and find out more details, go to Pomfret Historical Society Events.

Waking the Dead Poster

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October 23, 2021
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Pomfret Historical Society
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Rectory School
528 Pomfret Street
Pomfret, CT 06258
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