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9/14/2019 - The Connecticut Witch Trials on October 15, 2019

On Tuesday, October 15, 2019 from 6-7pm, in Kingsley Room, join us for this historical lecture about the Connecticut Witch Trials.

More than a generation before the infamous Salem Witch Trials Connecticut went through a wave of witch trials and executions, Connecticut led the way in colonial America on investigating, prosecuting, and executing witches.

Jason Scappaticci – Born and raised in Manchester, CT where he is currently serving in his third term on the Manchester Board of Education. He has a passion for history and enjoys sharing that passion with others. Jason has been invited to libraries and community centers around the state and has also spoken at the Mark Twain House and the Old State House. He earned his BA in History from Utica College and his MA from Trinity College in American Studies. He is the Associate Dean of Student Affairs at Capital Community College and loves that he gets to go to work every day in the historic G. Fox building.

Like all Southbury Public Library programs, this presentation is free to attend and open to anyone regardless of town of residency. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call 203-262-0626 ext. 130 to register. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library..