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Evangelical Empire: Hartford’s Religious Book Publishing Industry, 1795-1835

September 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Free
Connecticut’s Old State House, 800 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06106


This fall, the Hartford History Lecture Series will feature a talented group of experts and historians exploring the hidden history of the publishing industry in Hartford in the 19th century.

Hartford History Lectures celebrate the value of local knowledge by revealing the narrative power of real things and real places.

On Saturday, September 22 at 5:45 pm, William Hosley will explain how religious book publishing brought Hartford to prominence, even attracting Mark Twain to the city. Refreshments will be available starting at 5:30 pm.

For more information, please visit: https://www.capitalcc.edu/hhp/hartford-history-lectures/

To register: https://fb.me/e/4BJ9DNYto

The Hartford History Lecture Series is a collaboration between Capital Community College’s Hartford Heritage Project, William Hosley’s Historic Hartford Facebook Group, and The Connecticut Democracy Center at Connecticut’s Old State House, with funding by CT Humanities and the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.

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Details

Date:
September 22
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.capitalcc.edu/hhp/hartford-history-lectures/

Organizer

The Connecticut Democracy Center
Phone:
860-246-1553
Email:
lisa.natcharian@ctdemocracycenter.org
Website:
https://ctdemocracycenter.org/

Venue

Connecticut’s Old State House
800 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06106
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Phone:
8605226766
Website:
https://wp.cga.ct.gov/osh

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