Gunn Historical Museum to Host Readings from the Archives via Zoom

The house and store of Samuel Leavitt on Washington Green, circa 1870, is the topic of a “Readings From the Archives of the Gunn Historical Museum” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, January 25, on Zoom. Museum Curator Stephen Bartkus will share the paper, The Three Leavitt Houses and the Leavitt Store by Mary Mitchell Turner in 1921, along with related vintage photographs from the museum’s collection.

WASHINGTON — The Gunn Historical Museum plans “Readings From the Archives of the Gunn Historical Museum” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, January 25, on Zoom. Museum Curator Stephen Bartkus will share the paper, The Three Leavitt Houses and the Leavitt Store by Mary Mitchell Turner in 1921, along with related vintage photographs from the museum’s collection. The Leavitts were an old-time Washington family and this paper discusses their life and activities in Washington during the 18th and 19th centuries.

Registration is required to attend this free virtual program. The Zoom link will be sent to the provided email address.

Those interested may visit the Gunn Museum’s registration page to sign up at /www.gunnlibrary.org/gunn-museum and click on museum registration page.

Those seeking additional information may visit www.gunnmuseum.org or contact the Gunn Historical Museum at 860-868-7756 or info@gunnhistoricalmuseum.org

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