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Author, Historian, Is Guest Speaker At Historical Society Meeting On Wednesday

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Feb 032019
 

The Orange and Milford Historical Societies will host a Joint Meeting at the Orange Congregational Church Community Room on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m.

The guest speaker is Nick Bellantoni, Emeritus CT State Archaeologist at the CT State Museum of Natural History and author of “The Long Journeys Home: The Repatriations of Henry ‘Opukaha’ia and Albert Afraid of Hawk.”

Bellantoni will tell of  Henry ‘Opukaha’ia, a Native Hawaiian and Itankusun Wanbil, an Oglala Lakota and the circumstances that led them to Connecticut.

Guests are welcome to attend.

Copies of the book will be available. Light refreshments will be served.