Connecticut Icons: Classic Symbols of the Nutmeg State

Description: The Whiton Branch Library presents Connecticut Icons: Classic Symbols of the Nutmeg State by Charles Monagan.

The program explores Connecticut's rich history and identity through its iconic features such as stone walls, Wiffle balls, hot lobster rolls, the Nautilus, town greens, the UConn Dairy Bar and many others. A colorful "Connecticut Icons Quiz" will challenge the knowledge of those in attendance. Copies of the book will be available for purchase at $20.00 and available for signing by the author.

Charles Monagan has been a writer and editor since 1972, when he graduated from Dartmouth College. His work has appeared in many magazines and newspapers, and from 1989 to 2013 he was the editor of Connecticut Magazine. In 1997, he won the Gold Medal for Reporting from the national City and Regional Magazine Association. In 2012, he received the Connecticut Press Club’s Mark Twain Award for Distinguished Journalism, a lifetime award.

No registration required for this free event. For more information, please call Jenn Bartlett at 860-645-0821 or visit the library website below.
Location: Whiton Branch Library on 100 North Main, Manchester
URL: http://library.townofmanchester.org
Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Time: 6:30pm EDT
Priority: 5-Medium
Access: Public
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Updated: Thursday, September 13, 2018 11:39am EDT