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Chats on the Past with Westport Historical Society

On July 31 from 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. join the Westport Historical Society with a  Live discussion on Zoom with Westport resident Edward Gerber who will discuss his personal connection with local artist George Hand Wrightin whose Westport home Gerber lives inGerber will go through the impacts of Wright’s artwork, as well as the book George Hand Wright: An Artist’s Life Examined, before taking questions from viewers.  This is a free program but registration is required. to Register, click here.

In addition, the Westport Historical Society is offering a Virtual Museum highlighting 100 objects. In this exhibit 400 years of town, history is told using 100 different objects. Each week the museum posts new photos and descriptions of items that tell the story of Westport’s history. By clicking on each item, visitors to this virtual website can learn more about the featured object and its relationship to a specific period.

Janet Serra