Exhibit: World War One
Saturday September 15, 10:00 AM - Monday December 10
The Salisbury Association Historical Society presents: Over There and Here: Salisbury and Its People During the Great War. Come see beautiful examples of trench art, photos of the home guard, a real Red Cross nurse's uniform, stories of soldiers from Salisbury, letters from the Front and from home, and much more. At the Academy Building, 24 Main Street, open weekdays and Saturdays from 10-1.
Housatonic Heritage Walks - Cannon at 20 Paces!
Sunday September 23, 11:00 AM
Falls Village dam boat launch, Housatonic River Road
Lou Bucceri of the Salisbury Association Historical Society leads an interpretive walk along a flat, shaded path by the river, site of the former Ames Iron Works, maker of the most powerful cannon of the Civil War. Distance is .5 miles, walk will last about an hour.
To End All Wars: Songs of the First World War
Saturday October 20, 4:00 PM
Scoville Memorial Library
Come hear the popular and folk songs of World War I. Music tied the men on the battlefield to their families at home. To listen to these songs is to hear the cultural history of the period brought vividly to life. “To End All Wars: Songs of the First World War” is a presentation of period songs along with a discussion of the issues, events and personalities of the War, by Rick Spencer and Dawn Indermuehle.