Vermont Humanities

400 Miles Down the Connecticut River

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Speakers Bureau

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.

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About the Presenter

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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.

Talks by Michael Tougias

Vermont Humanities*** June 29, 2016