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245 Main Street

Deep River, CT. 06417

Curator Hours

10 AM - 12 Noon

Tuesday & Thursday

245 Main Street

Deep River, CT 06417

Curator Hours

10 AM - 12 Noon

Tuesday & Thursday

The Wagunks and Connecticut’s Indigenous Communities

Learn about the rich histories of Connecticut’s first Land stewards, the vibrant Native Indian cultures just before and after European contact. Dr. Lucianne Lavin’s lecture will focus particularly on the Wangunks, a populous, powerful tribe with homelands on both sides of the Connecticut River Valley. This lecture is co-sponsored by the Essex Land Trust, the Essex Historical Society, the Deep River Historical Society and the Deep River Land Trust. The program takes place on Wednesday, October 4, 7:00 p.m. at Essex Town Hall, 29 West Avenue.

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The historical society is open throughout the summer, Saturdays and Sundays 2 - 4 PM.
Upcoming Events
  1. Native Americans of the Connecticut River Valley

    November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Archaeology Hike at the Preserve

    December 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am