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Museum Director to Discuss the History of Windham

Written by Jack Meltzer

Willimantic, Conn. - Beverly York, director of the Windham Mill and Textile Museum, will discuss the historical and cultural background of the Windham community at 3 p.m. on Sept. 30 at Eastern Connecticut State University. York's presentation, which is part of Eastern's University Hour, will take place in the Betty R. Tipton Room of the Student Center.

York will focus upon the 19th and 20th century cotton thread manufacturers as well as mill workers and their ethnic backgrounds during the industrial age. There will also be sign ups throughout the presentation to help staff the Mill Museum.

University Hour is Eastern's Wednesday afternoon cultural and educational series. For more information on this and other University Hour events, please call (860) 465-5245.

 

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