That’s Weird! presented by the Connecticut Historical Society

October 27, 2020 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

 Mansfield Public Library Presents
That’s Weird!
With the Connecticut Historical Society
Tuesday October 27 at 6:30 PM
on Zoom

An ordinary-looking map with a sinister surprise. Earrings made of human hair. A piece of a revered Connecticut tree carved in the shape of a….ham? Museums are full of objects that make staff and visitors say, “Huh?”. But what makes these objects so strange to us?  What makes an object “weird”?

This presentation explores some of Connecticut Historial Society’s strangest items. You will learn how even the oddest artifacts can be gateways into a deeper understanding and appreciation of our state’s history.

If you are interested in attending this event, please email Peggy at: and the Zoom ID and password will be sent to you.