Tuesday, January 02, 2007

~A CELEBRATION~ Please join us for the 300th presentation of Pvt. William Webb: An African-American Connecticut Civil War Soldier

Portrayed by the State Library’s very own Kevin Johnson. January 11, 2007; 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Museum of Connecticut History’s Memorial Hall 231 Capitol Avenue ~ Hartford, CT

Remarks by Diane Smith, Host of Positively Connecticut $10 donation at the door is suggested. Donations will support the State Library and Museum of Connecticut History’s Outreach Programs. Light refreshments will be served.

Kevin Johnson is an employee of the State Library’s History and Genealogy Unit. He has been presenting William Webb for eight years and has done 299 presentations.

The Connecticut State Library provides high quality library and information services to state government and the citizens of Connecticut. It also preserves and makes accessible the records of Connecticut's history and heritage. The focus of the Museum and its collections is Connecticut's government, military and industrial history. Permanent and changing exhibits trace the growth of the State and its role in the development of the nation from the Colonial era to the present. Additional information about the State Library and the Museum of Connecticut History can be found on its Web page at http://www.cslib.org/.

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