Fourth of July parade, 1928 Old Canterbury/Plainfield bridge in winter, c.1920 Canterbury Green looking to the northeast, c.1950 Setting the Rochambeau Memorial March marker, May 2006 The Willoughby house at the intersection of Routes 14 & 169, c.1930 Walter Papuga at his Westminster Hill Store, c.1960 Preserving the Cleaveland Cemetery gate, 1976 The Asa Bacon Homestead, c.1900 Recess at the Green School, c. early 1900s Carpenter's hoops ready for delivery, c.1920s Calvary Chapel, c.1940s Butts Bridge under construction, 1936 Near Old RT 14 Quinebaug Bridge, c.1912 Arthur Bennett's sawmill, c.1920 Charles Barstow with buggy, c. early 1900s John Warner Barber print of Canterbury Green, 1835 Jonathan Wheeler House -- built 1760 Dr. Helen Baldwin & family, c.1945 The Flood of August 1955
 
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Friday, October 11th 2013 at 7:00 PM brief business session, followed by program & refreshements
 
Location: Community Room of the Canterbury Town Hall - 1 Municipal Drive, Canterbury, Connecticut  
   

The Golden Age of Radio
 
Join Robert and Sarah Noiseux on a journey back in time to the "Golden Age of Radio." Experience firsthand classic radio programming along with a lively discussion of the unique characteristics and workmanship of early radios. Radio broadcast paved the way for modern communication and media; come explore how.
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The Canterbury Historical Society meets the second Friday evening of the month, unless otherwise noted. Following a brief business session, there's always an interesting program on some historical topic, and then refreshments and visiting. We're a pretty friendly crowd.
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Admission to our monthly programs is free and the public is cordially invited. Bring a friend.
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Cliff Williams with saw rig, c.1920s The Prudence Crandall House, c. early 1900s First Congregational Church, December 1963 First Congregational Church fire, December 1963 Ford (Fort) Ned remains, 2002 Frink & Wright Store, c.1930 Canterbury Grange, c. 1920s Teacher Happie K. Tracy, c. 1950s Fly rod maker Hiram Hawes, c. 1920s Henry Larkham & friend, c. 1900s Canterbury Plains, c. early 1900s Statue of Moses Cleaveland in Cleveland, Ohio Bennett's skunk farm on Graff Road, c.1920s

 

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