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Talks and Living History Presentations for Your Community

400 Miles Down the Connecticut River

Image of old postcard of the Connecticut RiverNew England’s longest river, the Connecticut, is rich in history.

New York Times bestselling author Michael Tougias offers a narrated slide presentation that takes the viewer down the entire 410 miles of the river, discussing history from the days of loggers, Indian Wars, steamships, and canals. Suggestions for day trips and weekend outings are included.

Special Arrangements: projection screen.

Available in correctional facilities.

About the presenter

Image of Michael Tougias Michael Tougias - Michael has written 29 books, including The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Most Daring Sea Rescue, which was adapted into a Disney film in 2016. See full biography.

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