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Current Exhibit: “Unraveled Threads:
Deindustrialization, Postindustrialization, and the transformation of Connecticut’s Mill Towns, 1876-Present.”
Exhibit through September 23 open during regular hours Fri. Sat. Sun. 10 to 4
Talk and book signing by Emery Roth ll author of “Brass Valley, The Fall of an American Industry.” 4 p.m. Donations welcome. Mill Museum, 411 Main Street, Willimantic 860-456-2178
Nightmare on Main:
Hauntings: Unearthly Tales from Connecticut’s Past
Exhibition September 30 through November 18
Sept 29 and 30 and Oct, 5 and 6, Evening Event; includes a tour with performances about the history of the haunted places in the state. Arrive between 7:00 and 9:30; $10 per person
Take a guided tour of the Mill Museum every Second Sunday of the Month. Our knowledgeable Museum Staff Historians will transport you to another time and place. 2:00 pm on every Second Sunday.
Saturdays at the Mill Museum
1st Saturdays at 1 p.m. Hysterical Historicals
If you love Willimantic history come by for an informal meeting. There is discussion and show and tell about local history. Bring mystery photos, family letters, business mementos to evoke memories. Free. Coffee.
2nd Saturdays at 2 p.m. Kids’ Club
Kids Club is designed for school-aged children from age 5 to 12. Younger children are welcome to participate with their parents. The programs are planned by Bev York, the Museum’s Director of Education. Events are open to non-members at a small fee.
3rd Saturdays at Museum Lyceum
A new topic of interest every month
4th Saturdays Spinning / Fiber Arts –
Every 4th Saturday – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your spinning wheel or your knitting and drop by for this Spinning get together. Organized by professional weaver Peggy Church (email firstname.lastname@example.org).
4th Saturdays Mill of the Month
Each month we visit and learn about area Mills.