MHS Calendar of Events

11 December 2012 Seminars are free and open to the public; RSVP required.
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Environmental History Seminar

Changes in the Water: Early Modern Settler Society Impacts on the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound

5:15 PM - 7:30 PM
Strother Roberts, Brown University Comment: John T. Cumbler, University of Louisville

This seminar paper explores how the commodity production activities of early settlers impacted the land- and waterscapes of New England’s longest river. It is the capstone chapter to a book project on the environmental history of the colonial Connecticut Valley.