9/22/2013 - Tidbits of American History

Programs for History Lovers

Sunday, September 22

From Second Banana to Headliner

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Farioly Program Room

An anecdotal look into the lives of the first five U.S. vice presidents who succeeded to the presidency upon the death of the sitting president, from John Tyler to Theodore Roosevelt.

Sunday, October 20

Paper Promises

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

The evolution of American paper money from the days of “Trust Me” to today’s “In God We Trust”.

Sunday, November 17

It’s Reigning Redcoats

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

What really happened in April 1777 when British General Tyron invaded Fairfield County? The Americans referred to it as "The Burning of Danbury and the Battle of Ridgefield." The British regarded it as brilliant strategy well executed. Which was it?

Free! REGISTRATION REQUIRED online at danburylibrary.org, click on “Events” or call 203-797-4527.

Presenter: Daniel Wolinsky is a retired educator and one of the founders of “The Learning Exchange” where, along with others; he shared his knowledge of various American history topics. Dan has been a Danbury area resident for over 30 years.