September 15, 2016
The Strategic Importance of Our Mills in Warren and West Warren During WWII
Topics will include the Warren Steam Pump Co., the making of rubber decoy tanks used by the Ghost Army and parachute manufacture at the Wright Co.
September 29, 2016
Pottery, Tile and Brick-Making in Massachusetts
Pottery, Tile and Brick Making in Massachusetts will be the topic of Rick Hamelin’s presentation as it related to the Quaboag Plantation.
October 13, 2016
A History of Local Capitalism in Warren, 1870 – 1900
1870 to 1900 was a period that represented a “golden era” for the town of Warren. This fascinating transformation will be detailed through photographs and maps.
October 27, 2016
Paddy on the Railway: Irish Laborers and the Building of the Great Western Railroad
Expect to be entertained by this real history detective, as you discover the men who put the tracks under the trains.
All talks held at the Senior Center in West Warren
Free and open to the public, refreshments provided
Sponsored by the Warren Cultural Council and the Massachusetts Cultural Council