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Beverly York to Discuss the History of Windham

Written by Tim Talley

Thumbnail image for BeverlyYork 1.JPGWillimantic, Conn. - Beverly York, a lecturer at Eastern Connecticut State University and an educational consultant at the Windham Mill and Textile Museum, will discuss the historical and cultural background of the Windham community at 3 p.m. on Oct. 20 in Shafer Auditorium in Shafer Hall, located at the corner of Windham and Valley Streets in Willimantic. York's presentation is part of Eastern's University Hour series. The public is invited. Admission is free.

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. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Art Education from Central Connecticut State University and a Master of Science in History Education from Eastern.

 

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