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Gala Event: A Celebration of Native American Mariners

November 4, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

William B Stanley Lecture LogoFeaturing a keynote lecture by Dr. Jason Mancini, Pequot Museum Director.

5 p.m. | “Catch the View”

6 p.m. | Appetizers, Drinks and Live Music

7 p.m. | Keynote Speaker –  As Indians lost nearly all of their land in New England, hundreds of men began to work on maritime vessels – whaling, commerce, and naval vessels. Here they formed new kinds of communities amongst themselves and as they began to travel the world and interact with other indigenous peoples.

Gala Event to be held at the Mercantile Exchange, 55 Main Street, Norwich. Tickets $75 per person. Contact Regan Miner at minerregan@gmail.com to purchase. Funds raised benefit the missions of the Norwich Historical Society and the Slater Museum.

The William B. Stanley Lecture Series honors Stanley’s passion for his city’s rich history by featuring an annual lecture series relevant to the history of Norwich delivered by an eminent scholar. This year, the Norwich Historical Society is collaborating with Slater Memorial Museum to present a series of events on our featured topic: The Thames River and Norwich Harbor.


November 4, 2016
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Mercantile Exchange
55 Main Street
Norwich, CT 06360 United States
(860) 886-1776