Middlesex County Historical Society
151 Main Street (starting point at 10 am)
10am-12:30pm: Civil War Preservation March
Admission: $10 (not a free event)
If you are planning to be downtown for the Stroll, here's another event happening today: Learn about our Middletown’s Civil War history as you accompany members of Company G of the 14th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry in this annual Civil War Presentation March. The march begins at the General Joseph Mansfield House (151 Main Street) and ends at the grave of General Mansfield in Indian Hill Cemetery (383 Washington Street).
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1-4pm: Open House
Visit Middlesex Historical Society for free entry to A Vanished Port: Middletown & the Caribbean, 1750-1824. The exhibit showcases the luxurious life of merchants and sea captains in early Middletown through furniture and decorative art collections, and explores how Middletown’s prosperity rested on the suffering of enslaved workers in the sugar monoculture of the English Caribbean.