"Spring Into Torrington History"
Beyond the Image:
A Story in Black and White
Presenter: Sue Weston, Museum Educator
Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 6:30 pm
Learn of the journey a box of glass plate negatives took to return to
Torrington and the clues that helped to identify the photographer and
the places and people that inspired his work.
The Flood of 1955 in Torrington
Presenter: Mark McEachern, Executive Director
Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 6:30 pm
The program is based on the Society’s extensive collection of photographs
of the flood of 1955 and its aftermath. Of special interest will be a selection
of human interest photos taken by professional photographer James Miller
What’s in a Name?
The History of Torrington Streets
Presenter: Gail Kruppa, Asst. Director/Curator
Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 6:30 pm
Street signs provide clues about Torrington’s hidden history. Using
images from the Society’s collection, this program will explore the origin
of Torrington street names and their connection to people, industries,
landmarks, and events.