Branford Historical Society Presents: Secret Connecticut

Wednesday, May 4

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Travel writer and Greenwich resident Stasha Healy shares surprising Connecticut stories in her new book Secret Connecticut! Did you know that a Connecticut resident was president before George Washington and flew before the Wright Brothers? Or that you can descend into a former copper mine that doubled as America’s first state prison? As a travel writer during a pandemic, Greenwich resident Stasha Healy turned her attention to her home state and found 84 surprising stories that she compiled in Secret Connecticut: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure. Healy will share fascinating, little-known tales about the state that will make even the most well-informed lifelong resident say, “I didn’t know that!”