Oral History Audio Clips

The audio clips can only be 2 MB.  So clips have to be divided up

 

Stanley Moroch discusses the Hurricane of 1938

The Hurricane of 1938 is considered one of the most destructive in New England’s History.  Here is a rare account from our Town’s past official Historian.  Stanley’s contribution to the preservation of the Town’s history was tremendous.  He is missed dearly by those that knew him.

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Destruction along Railroad Avenue

Destruction along Railroad Avenue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part 1:  The storms comes when on a school bus

Part 2:  Trapped on a school bus

Part 3: Eye witness account of the destruction

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First Saturdays!

NEW program at the Colchester History Museum!

Join us on the first Saturday each month for a history-themed activity, FREE for our visitors to enjoy.

“The Colchester History Museum is excited about our new ‘First Saturdays’ program,” said museum administrator Joanie DiMartino. “It’s a great opportunity for visitors of all ages to visit the museum and participate in an activity that is fun, hands-on, and rooted in our history.” DiMartino noted that the First Saturdays programs are informal, so that visitors can stop by anytime during the 11 am to 2 pm open hours, and stay as little or as long as they like. “Just as the museum is self-guided,” she continued, “the ‘First Saturdays’ programs, led by one or two members of our volunteer staff, are free-flowing. We hope to generate interest in an activity or topic–there’s no pressure to be perfect, we just encourage visitors to try something different, an activity either once done or inspired by the past!”

For more information, email administrator@colchesterhistory.org.

 

 

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