Washington History Club lecture looks at times of crisis

Washington Depot in the Flood of 1955.

WASHINGTON — The Gunn Historical Museum’s Washington History Club at Night meets virtually Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 6:30 p.m., via Zoom. Longtime Washington resident, Dimitri Rimsky will lead a discussion about periods of crisis in Washington’s history, according to an email from organizers.

Members and residents may share stories and memories of the challenging times that the town has faced, including polio, small pox, flu of 1918, floods, fires, and storms by going to https://www.gunnlibrary.org/gunn-museum/museum-registration-page/. Registration is required to participate.

The Washington History Club at Night is a program of the Gunn Historical Museum and participants informally discuss the history of Washington, Washington Depot, Marbledale, New Preston and Woodville. Share your stories with the group or just come and listen. Participants may also bring photos and objects for show and tell.

For more information call 860-868-7756, email info@gunnhistoricalmuseum.org or visit www.gunnmuseum.org.

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