4 Studio Hill Rd., Kent, CT 06757. Phone: 860-927-4587.
On Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 2PM in the Kent Town Hall, the Kent Historical Society's Sunday Series features Ernie Barker with a Civil War Presentation in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Barker portrays Frederick A. Lucas of Goshen, CT, a veteran of the War who served with the Second CT Heavy Artillery from August 1862 through August 1865. Dressed in period costume, Barker portrays Lucas from the 1880's after serving in the state legislature, looking back on the war with readings from Fred's Civil War letters home to his lady friend and his mother. During the war, Lucas rose from a Corporal to a Second Lieutenant and was wounded twice. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Call for further information or check the website.