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Connecticut River Museum

February 2021

CRM Virtual Speaker Series: How Did We Clean Up Our Rivers?

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$10

Connecticut River Museum Talks: How Did We Clean Up Our Rivers? An Environmental History of the Legislation, Technology, and Politics of Clean Water in the Connecticut River Watershed. Andrew Fisk, Ph.D., Executive Director at the Connecticut River Conservancy will be our guest, speaking on the history and technology of clean water, and what should “clean” mean.

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March 2021

CRM Virtual Speaker Series: Mills: Making Places of Connecticut

March 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$10

Join Renee Tribert of Preservation Connecticut as we discuss the historic physical structures that speak to Connecticut’s industrial past, and carry forward to our present and future. Interesting industries/architecture, as well as case studies on different rehabs throughout the state will be discussed. Highlights cover the industries in Essex, Deep River, and other places along the Connecticut River.

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April 2021

CRM Virtual Speaker Series: Three Centuries of Innovation in the Connecticut River Valley

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$10

Connecticut River Museum Talks with special guest Eric Hintz of Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation/Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.

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CRM Virtual Speaker Series: The Memories and Lives of Old Trees and What They Can Tell Us About Climate History

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$10

Connecticut River Museum Talks with special guest Neil Pederson, Senior Ecologist, Harvard University Forest Did you know that, until recently, people in the Northeastern US have been living in one of the wettest eras of the last 500 years? Trees do. Did you know that, until recently, global warming had not impacted the Northeastern US like it had in other regions or the globe as a whole? How do we know these things? Trees are witnesses of how our shared…

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May 2021

CRM Virtual Speaker Series: The Connecticut, New England’s Great River

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$10

Connecticut River Museum Talks with special guest Adair Mulligan, Executive Director at Hanover Conservancy. 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 2670 feet to the sea through America’s only watershed-based national fish and wildlife refuge. This program begins with an armchair tour of this great river in New Hampshire and Vermont, exploring its history and natural beauty through the seasons and among…

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June 2021

CRM Virtual Speaker Series: Courageous Dissent – How Harry Bingham Defied His Government to Save Lives

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$10

Connecticut River Museum Talks with special guest Robert Kim Bingham, Retired Federal Attorney, US Department of Justice and US Department of Homeland Security. Courageous Dissent is the first book published about America’s unsung diplomat hero Hiram (Harry) Bingham IV, the author’s father, who was in charge of issuing visas to America and freedom while stationed as a US vice-consul in Marseilles, France, just before World War II. It captures Bingham’s compelling story of placing humanity above his career during the early…

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