Ask a Local Historian

Date: April 2, 2022 Time: 2:00 pm  to  3:00 pm (Presented via Zoom) Pre-register to attend: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GjQj_vkIT3CVoDQfnWd3JQ Do you need assistance with research or do you have a general question about Westport’s history? Ask our group of local historians about any topic relating to the history of Westport. How best to research the history of […]

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Mining Climate Clues from our Whaling Past presented by Professor Tim Walker and Dr. Caroline Ummenhofer

Date: March 19, 2022 Time: 2:00 pm  to  3:00 pm (presented via Zoom) Pre-register to attend: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dCispUnZQUW23bc5y8eLMw  Climate scientist Dr. Caroline Ummenhofer and Professor Tim Walker discuss how whaling logbooks are providing weather data to document climate change and predict future changes. Captains and first mates of whaling ships kept a daily log of events […]

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A History of Lees Market presented by Al Lees III

Date: February 19, 2022 Time: 2:00 pm  to  3:30 pm A History of Lees Market presented by Al Lees III 2 PM Saturday February 19, 2022 (presented via Zoom) PRE-REGISTER TO ATTEND For 70 or so years, Lees Market has carved out a unique place within the town of Westport and surrounding communities. Part grocery […]

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A Westport Farmer Goes Whaling

Date: January 15, 2022 Time: 2:00 pm  to  3:00 pm (presented via Zoom, pre- register to attend) CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TO ATTEND Join us for a conversation about the adventures of Frederick Allen during his whaling voyage. Westport farmer Frederick Allen (1819-1874) shipped out on the brig “Mexico” from Westport Point on April 21, […]

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Handy House Trail Thanksgiving StoryWalk

Date: Every Saturday until December 13, 2021 Time: 8:00 am  to  4:00 pm   November 20 to December 13 Open dawn to dusk, 7 days a week 202 Hix Bridge Road, Westport Take a walk, read a book, have an adventure at the Handy House Heritage Trail. This year’s Storywalk features Ox Cart Man, a beloved […]

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Handy House Trail Thanksgiving StoryWalk

Date: Every Friday until December 13, 2021 Time: 8:00 am  to  4:00 pm November 20 to December 13 Open dawn to dusk, 7 days a week 202 Hix Bridge Road, Westport Take a walk, read a book, have an adventure at the Handy House Heritage Trail. This year’s Storywalk features Ox Cart Man, a beloved children’s […]

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Handy House Trail Thanksgiving StoryWalk

Date: Every Thursday until December 13, 2021 Time: 8:00 am  to  4:00 pm   November 20 to December 13 Open dawn to dusk, 7 days a week 202 Hix Bridge Road, Westport Take a walk, read a book, have an adventure at the Handy House Heritage Trail. This year’s Storywalk features Ox Cart Man, a beloved […]

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Handy House Trail Thanksgiving StoryWalk

Date: Every Wednesday until December 13, 2021 Time: 8:00 am  to  4:00 pm   November 20 to December 13 Open dawn to dusk, 7 days a week 202 Hix Bridge Road, Westport Take a walk, read a book, have an adventure at the Handy House Heritage Trail. This year’s Storywalk features Ox Cart Man, a beloved […]

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Handy House Trail Thanksgiving StoryWalk

Date: November 23, 2021 Time: 8:00 am  to  4:00 pm   November 20 to December 13 Open dawn to dusk, 7 days a week 202 Hix Bridge Road, Westport Take a walk, read a book, have an adventure at the Handy House Heritage Trail. This year’s Storywalk features Ox Cart Man, a beloved children’s book […]

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