Monthly Archives: November 2012

6th Annual Kristallnacht Lecture: Ben Cooper & Henny Markiewicz

On Monday, November 19, 2012, the Farmington Libraries held its 6th Annual Kristallnacht lecture, featuring the the perspective of a German Holocaust survivor and an American combat medic who helped in the liberation of the Dachau Concentration Camp during World War II. This year’s speakers were Ben Cooper, a lifelong resident of West Hartford, and Henny Markiewicz […]

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Director’s College Event: The War of 1812 in Connecticut

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On Saturday, November 17, Dr. Glenn S. Gordinier, Robert G. Albion Historian & Co-Director of the Munson Institute at the Mystic Seaport and Visiting Professor of History at the University of Connecticut, will speak at the Farmington Libraries. This event is sponsored by the Sarah Whitman Hooker DAR, the Farmington Historical Society, and the Farmington […]

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