Local History Walking Tour: Talcott Park

Originally a pasture, Talcott Park was developed as a city park during the 1860s and 1870s. The park is surrounded by elegant homes built for Rockville's mill owners, business leaders and doctors. Join Jean Luddy, Museum Director for Vernon Historical Society, for a walking tour to hear the stories of residents over the years and [...]

By |2021-04-01T10:12:44-04:00May 15th, 2021||0 Comments

Genealogy – Guest Speaker, Carol Ansel

Rockville Public Library's Genealogy Course series continues into the New Year with a special guest lecture! Join us in welcoming guest speaker, Carol Ansel, to our library on January 14th. Carol Ansel is a Professional Genealogist and the Director of the Godfrey Memorial Library in Middletown, CT. The Godfrey specializes in genealogy and family history [...]

By |2019-11-25T12:00:42-05:00January 14th, 2020||0 Comments

Walking Tour of Grove Hill Cemetery

Join Jean Luddy, Museum Director for the Vernon Historical Society, for a Walking Tour of Grove Hill Cemetery. Luddy will discuss the meaning behind gravestone art, reveal social trends, and share stories of local people. The tour is for adults/teens interested in local history. Rain date is Saturday, Oct. 26. Tour will meet at Lucina [...]

By |2019-08-29T09:53:10-04:00October 19th, 2019||0 Comments
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