Survival of Our Schoolhouses with author, Melinda K. Elliott of Southbury. She will share stories from her book, "Connecticut Schoolhouses Through Time" of some of the surviving area one and two-room schoolhouses. Most are red and white, largely wooden structures. According to the State Historian, many had a life expectancy of 20 years, with some surviving 220 years,
Melinda has been a docent at the Bullet Hill School in Southbury for the past 20 years. In addition to her talk and PowerPoint presentation, she will have copies of her book available to purchase.
The program will begin with a luncheon at 12 noon. All are invited to attend and are asked to bring their own sandwich. A beverage and dessert will be provided and a $1 donation is requested. Reservations may be made by contacting the church office at 203-263-2410.