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Hartford: The Capital of Yankee Ingenuity presented by Craig Hotchkiss, Education Manager at the Mark Twain House & Museum

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Aug 14, 2013
1:00 pm


Craig Hotchkiss, Education Manager of the Mark Twain House & Museum since 2007, will explore how Hartford was an economic dynamo that served as a vanguard for the creation of modern America and how all of its newly established benefits and shortcomings inspired Mark Twain to write A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court. The classic Twain tale that comments on the material progress and moral dilemmas of the American experiment. Hotchkiss holds a B.A. in American History from Bates College, an M.A. in Educational Psychology from the University of Connecticut, a Sixth Year Certificate in World History and an M.A. in American Studies, both from Trinity College.

Cost Free with museum admission

New Britain Museum of American Art
56 Lexington St
New Britain, CT
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Contact nameHeather Whitehouse

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