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History Close to Home – A MoD Book Club

Featuring Book Discussions & Author Events

Read great books that explore fascinating events that occurred just a stone’s throw away!

Sign up for MoD’s History Close to Home Book Club, facilitated by longtime Darien resident Richard Cortright. Book Club is limited to 12 participants.

Accompanying author events are co-sponsored with the Darien Library. Register for the first author program at the Darien Library.

February/March Book Club:

CREATING CONNECTICUT: CRITICAL MOMENTS THAT SHAPED A GREAT STATE

BY STATE HISTORIAN WALT WOODWARD

Take a journey with the State Historian through some of the Nutmeg State’s most fascinating tales! From the forgotten early presence of the Dutch, to the dark days of witch hunts, from the rough justice meted out to Revolutionary War hero Nathan Hale, to Mark Twain’s smoking habits, Creating Connecticut will leave you with a new understanding of our state’s past — and its future!

Tuesday, February 23 at 7 pm – State Historian Walt Woodward discusses his newest book. Co-sponsored with the Darien Library. Sign up here.

Thursday, March 4 at 7 pm — Group Book Discussion. Sign up here to join MoD’s Book Club and to discuss great books about history that is “Close to Home!” Group currently limited to 12 people.