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Land & Culture

March 7, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Exploiting Water Power: The rise and fall of industry in Litchfield County

Presented by Peter Vermilyea

Since the Colonial period, European-Americans used the abundant water power available in our rivers to power mills and factories. From grist and saw mills on small streams in the early days to large market-driven factories on the rivers, eventually these enterprises ceased. Find out why in this presentation.


March 7, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM