Connecticut River Myths and Legends Project

  • Organization Name:
    Connecticut River Museum

  • Organization City:
    Essex

  • Amount Awarded:
    $49915

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY18

  • Grant Summary:

    The exhibition will bring together for the first time a selection of folklore and social history from the River Valley by utilizing three overarching humanities-based themes: Extraordinary People and Events, Powers of Darkness, and Supernatural Wonders. Using dramatic silhouettes, interactives, and historic artifacts, visitors will journey through four centuries of Connecticut River myths and legends. The exhibition will open at the CRM in May 2019 and be on view through October 2019 before traveling to Vermont Historical Society from November 2019 through April 2020 and then the Springfield Museums (MA) from May through November 2020.


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