A Few Photos of the Narrated Walk in the National Historic District, November 5, 2016

Our guests for this walking tour hosted by the Canterbury Historical Society were from the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History and Connecticut Archaeology Center at UConn.

See a few photos and a brief description of the walk at the following link.

See the walk’s webpage at this link.

Visitors leaving the historic one-room Green district schoolhouse to begin the narrated walk

Visitors leaving the historic one-room Green District Schoolhouse to begin the narrated walk (photo by Jim Olson)

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