Thursday, August 17, 2006

Exhibition opening in Hudson

Press release

The Valley Windows Association, a consortium of area historical societies, will host the former director of the Connecticut Antiquarian & Landmarks Society, Bill Hosley on Sunday, September 10, 2006 at 1 p.m. at The Hudson Library & Historical Society.

Hosley, a content specialist for PBS and BBC film documentaries and organizer of several major exhibits such as Sense of Place” Furniture from New England Towns (1993) and The Great River: Art & Society of the Connecticut Valley (1985) is currently on the steering committee for Coltsville National Park in Hartford Connecticut. Mr. Hosley will speak and inaugurate the installation of the Valley Windows Association’s newest exhibit, Connecticut to Cuyahoga -- the 19th century Migration of Culture. Hosley will address the common threads of everyday life in 19th Connecticut and Ohio and speak on the 250 years of a regional relationship between Ohio and Connecticut Valley. Aspects of cultural history are explored through the study of gravestones, architecture, household furnishing and regional industries.

This program is free and registration is not required. For more information, please contact the Archives Department at 330-653-6658, ext. 1017.


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