|01/10/2020 - 7:00 pm|
|Community Room of the Canterbury, CT Town Hall|
|1 Municipal Drive - Canterbury, CT 06331|
There will be a business session at 7:00 pm, followed by the program & refreshments.
Just in time for January’s wintery chill, noted historian Rob Lyon will present for us a program on ice skating. Wearing 1830s period clothing, he will display antique ice skates and share illustrations of skating history. This lively and informative talk covers 5,000 years of men and women remaining upright and traveling, playing, romancing, and even fighting wars on ice.
Fun for the whole family. You are welcome to view and handle the skates on display.
About Rob Lyon
Often an order for custom work, such as a restoration or copy of an antique, results in research, then a newfound interest. Such has been the case with the history of ice skates and skating.
The January 10th Meeting Is the 2020 Annual Meeting
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