Darien Library, Museum of Darien welcoming historian and author

Ken Reiss, an author, who is also the historian at the Museum of Darien. is going to answer questions about what life was really like in Darien 200 years ago, April 15, at 7 p.m., as Reiss discusses his latest book titled: “Darien, 1820 New Town, New Times.”

Reiss is also the author of the book titled: “The Story of Darien, Connecticut,” and has served on the Museum of Darien’s Board of Directors for many years, and as its president for four years.

This event is co-sponsored with Darien Library. Register for the live virtual event at https://www.darienlibrary.org/event/4917

Reiss has also authored other books, written scholarly articles, has delivered numerous lectures and curated dozens of displays and exhibitions.

Reiss’s books are available to purchase at the Museum of Darien, and the Barrett Bookstore.

Schedule a visit to the Museum to also learn more.

People can also tour the Museum’s “Darien 1820 Exhibition” that is based on Reiss’s latest book, and co curated by Lynn Sheppard, where the story of the U.S.’s independence comes to life. People can also visit the Museum’s Bates Scofield Homestead, and experience lie in a typical Middlesex home of the 18th century.