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Symbols of Strength: A Look Inside Connecticut’s Historical Battle Flag Collection

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Calling all history enthusiasts, Civil War buffs, lovers of flags, and curious learners! Come learn about the Connecticut State Capitol’s collection of around 160 historical battle flags – only 86 of which are viewable to the public. The collection includes flags from several different periods ranging from the Civil War to the Gulf War. Matthew Vallier, Historical Flag Preservationist at the Connecticut State Capitol, will present on the incredible history of these flags and the efforts taken to preserve them. Join us February 22nd for this special lecture presented by Connecticut Capitol Information and Tours. This event will take place online via Zoom. Registration is required.

Matthew Vallier is the Historical Flag Preservationist for the Connecticut State Capitol. He also serves as Programming Director at the New England Civil War Museum and Research Center in Rockville, Connecticut.

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Venue

Online Event
Virtual
Norwich, CT 06360 United States

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Date
February 22
Time
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost
Free
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Organizer

Connecticut Capitol Information and Tours
Phone
(860) 240-0222
Email
Capitol.Tours@cga.ct.gov
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