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December 8, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Full Auditorium
1 Belden Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850
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Author Speak with Jay Gitlin

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Country Acres and Cul-de-Sacs: Connecticut Circle Magazine Reimagines the Nutmeg State, 1938– 1952, a new publication edited by Jay Gitlin and published by the Acorn Club features articles and images from the publication Connecticut Circle from 1938 through 1952, a pivotal period in the state, and the nation. As Gitlin writes, 1938 was the year that included the opening of the Merritt Parkway, a devastating hurricane, and a transformative election that saw Republican Raymond Baldwin replace Governor Wilbur Cross. According to Gitlin, It promoted and projected the image of the state as a residential haven suitable for artists, celebrities, gentleman farmers, and those who fled the city to second homes for the weekend.This event is brought to you by the Barnard Club of Connecticut and the Norwalk Public library. To register please call Cynde Lahey at 203-899-2780 ext. 15133 or email her at