November 21, 2018

Boats, Tugs, Steamships & Trains: Stories of Commercial Traffic Along The Connecticut River

Artist Steve Cryan will present “Boats, Tugs, Steamships & Trains: Stories of Commercial Traffic Along the Connecticut River!” at the Connecticut River Museum in Essex on Thursday, January 20 at 5:30 pm.

Essex, CT – The stories of commercial transportation in the Connecticut River Valley will come to life on Thursday, Jan. 20 at 5:30 p.m. when local artist Steve Cryan presents “Boats, Tugs, Steamships & Trains: Stories of Commercial Traffic Along the Connecticut River” at the Connecticut River Museum. 

Using his colorful storytelling technique and vibrant images, Mr. Cryan will treat the audience to a retelling of the days when the River was bustling with various modes of working vessels and transport. 

A special behind-the-scenes tour of the Connecticut River Museum’s 17th Annual Holiday Train Show created by Mr.Cryan will end the program. 

Admission is $5 per person.  Museum members are admitted free.  Please call to reserve a spot. 

The Connecticut River Museum, a private, non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and celebration of the cultural and natural heritage of the Connecticut River and its valley, is located on the Essex waterfront at 67 Main Street.  The 17th Annual Holiday Train Show runs through February 13.  For more information on this and other programs, go to www.ctrivermuseum.org or call (860)767-8269.

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