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The Connecticut: New England’s Great River

November 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Connecticut: New England’s Great River
November 18, 2020.
7:00 pm. Via Zoom.

The largest river in New England rises in a small beaver pond near the Canadian border and flows over 400 miles through four states, falling 2,670 feet to the sea through America’s only watershed-based national fish and wildlife refuge. Adair Mulligan leads an armchair tour of this great river of New Hampshire and Vermont, exploring its history and natural beauty through the seasons and among the communities that have sprung up along its banks. Next, the discussion will shift to how the river has influenced the lives of those who live there, and how they, in turn, have affected the river. Much more than a travelogue, this presentation explores the many issues involved in managing the
health of this major river, and how citizens from all walks of life have created a vision for its future.

This event is made possible by a grant from New Hampshire Humanities.

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November 18, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:


Historical Society of Cheshire County
NH Humanities


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