March 23, 2015
Norwich, CT 06360
The Norwich Historical Society's Annual Meeting
Monday, March 23, 2015
The Norwich Historical Society hosts an Annual Meeting, which handles society business and hosts a program open to the public. This year’s program will feature author Mark Allen Baker, a former business executive and entrepreneur. As the author of eighteen books—including the award-nominated Title Town USA: Boxing in Upstate New York, Basketball History in Syracuse: Hoops Roots and Spies of Revolutionary Connecticut: From Benedict Arnold to Nathan Hale—and a historian, his expertise has been referenced in numerous periodicals, including USA TODAY, Sports Illustrated and Money.Mr. Baker’s latest book, Connecticut Families of the Revolution, discusses the role men, women and families played during the Revolution. Mr. Baker details the vital role of women during the Revolution and highlights siblings who fought besides each other during the war. Mr. Baker gives the reader insight into what life was like for Connecticut families during the American Revolution.