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On November 4 Connecticut’s State Archaeologist, Dr. Nick Bellantoni, will lead a panel discussion with Gary Aronson (Yale University), Sarah Brownlee (Peabody Museum), Dan DeLuca and Anthony Griego, about the discovery last year of the first Catholic Cemetery that surrounded Christ Church in the early nineteenth century. Their discussion will take place at New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave., from 2 to 4 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Also, a reminder to come if you can to my talk, No Irish Need Apply: Early Irish Settlement in the Naugatuck Valley, at the Mattatuck Museum (144 West Main Street, Waterbury) on October 25, at 5:30, also free and open to the public. My book, From the Old Sod to the Naugatuck Valley: Early Irish Catholics in New Haven County, Connecticut, will be available for purchase. See Table of Contents here. Hope to see you there!

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