A night from the past
Pomfret - posted Aug, 09 2013
POMFRET- The Pomfret 300 Committee and the Pomfret Sr. Advocate Commission proudly present an Evening in the 19th Century on Sept. 7. A catered dinner at 6 p.m. will serve foods of the Civil War era, including ham, baked beans, cornbread, mac‘n’cheese, apple crisp, molasses cookies, hard tack and corn pudding. Connecticut State Sen. Don Williams will provide an introduction, giving context to the evening’s programs. At 7 p.m. guests will take part in a recreation of An Anti-slavery Debate that is led by an Abolitionist and a plantation owner portrayed by Historic New England’s Roseland Cottage Education staff. G. Leslie Sweetnam, Woodstock, will present The Civil War Union Soldier, a first person interpretation, at 8 p.m. The program will take place at the Pomfret Sr. Center at 207 Mashamoquet Rd (Rt 44), Pomfret Center. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended. $10. per person. For further information and to make a reservation, please contact Susan LaRose, Program Organizer, at 860-974-0494.