Hidden History of Colonial Greenwich

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Greenwich Library
Meeting Room

Event Details

Missy Wolfe will discuss her new book entitled Hidden History of Colonial Greenwich.

Greenwich was known as a wild and unorthodox town. It wasn't proclaimed its own town until it agreed to establish a church. The people were unique and rough. In the seventeenth century, it was a lost world of tithingmen and meeting warners, wild horse hunters, herdsmen, townsmen, pounders, and planters. Faced with an ever-changing environment, citizens set many new-world boundaries. Farmers created common fields along the coast and redesigned wilderness. They balanced religious and civic authority, private and common interests and financial inequities across communities.

Event Type(s): Genealogy and Local History
Age Group(s): Adults
Presenter: Missy Wolfe
Carl White
(203) 622-7948

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