Bill Reid on “Notable and Notorious: Curious and Infamous Characters from The Last Green Valley”

02/13/2015 - 7:00 pm
Community Room of the Canterbury, CT Town Hall
1 Municipal Drive - Canterbury, CT 06331

Bill Reid happlily paddling
Bill Reid happily paddling

There will be a brief business session at 7:00 pm, followed by program & refreshments.

Join us for this program with Bill Reid, Chief Ranger with The Last Green Valley (TLGV), discussing some of the most colorful and influential people who’ve ever called our neck of the woods home.

For over 300 years, many interesting and important people have lived in this region. From colorful characters, to soldiers, statesmen and spies, to the well-know and not-so-well known entrepreneurs, The Last Green Valley has been home to many people who, in their own unique ways, shaped the region, state, and country.

Bill Reid has worked in the nonprofit field for more than 30 years, including many years at Old Sturbridge Village where he began in the program area; for several years managed the historical agriculture and horticulture programs; and oversaw historical construction and water powered mills. In 1987 he transferred to the OSV Development Department and worked in membership development, fundraising, and marketing. At the TLGV, his focus is water resources and recreation programs. He also does extensive public speaking on behalf of TLGV and coordinates the work of Volunteer Rangers.

See The Last Green Valley’s website at

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