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Author of The Great Escape of Edward Whalley and William Goffe to Speak at the Connecticut State Library Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Posted by kabery in CSLmade, history, Museum, updates.


Book Cover Chris Pagliuco, Historian and Educator, will be at the Connecticut State Library, 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, Thursday October 18, 2012 from Noon to 12:45 to discuss his new book, The Great Escape of Edward Whalley and William Goffe: Smuggled Through Connecticut. Pagliuco’s book is a carefully researched account of two regicides, William Goffee and Edward Whalley who fled England after killing the tyrannical King of England. Pagliuco’s talk is part of the State Library and Museum of Connecticut History’s Third Thursday BrownBag Lunchtime speaker series which features a variety of speakers on various aspects of Connecticut history. All programs are free and open to the public.

Thursday, October 18, 2012
Noon – 12:45
Connecticut State Library ~ Memorial Hall

About the Speaker:  Chris Pagliuco is a freelance writer who specializes in seventeenth-century colonial history. His interest in the regicides originated in his graduate studies in history at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He teaches high school history in Madison, Connecticut, and serves as town historian in Essex, Connecticut, and on the editorial team of Connecticut Explored, a quarterly history publication. He lives with his wife, two daughters and two dogs in Ivoryton, Connecticut.

About the State Library: The Connecticut State Library is an Executive Branch agency of the State of Connecticut. The State Library provides a variety of library, information, archival, public records, museum, and administrative services to citizens of Connecticut, as well as the employees and officials of all three branches of State government. The Connecticut State Archives and the Museum of Connecticut History are components of the State Library.



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