Vermont Humanities

400 Miles Down the Connecticut River

Community Senior Center of Richmond, Huntington and Bolton PO Box 508, Richmond

New England's longest river, the Connecticut, is rich in history. Michael Tougias, author of fourteen books about New England, 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.

Bees Besieged: A History of Beekeeping

Community Senior Center of Richmond, Huntington and Bolton PO Box 508, Richmond

Bill Mares, writer, and a beekeeper for 45 years, will tell of the origins and evolution of beekeeping, sometimes referred to as “farming for intellectuals,” with a particular emphasis on his new book, with Ross Conrad, and others, “The Land of Milk and Honey, a History of Beekeeping in Vermont.”