The Not-So-Good-Life of the Colonial Goodwife

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Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Age: Adult
Registration for this event is no longer open


Perhaps women need to be reminded of how far we’ve come in order to see how far we still can go. Discover what life was really like for New England's colonial women - because we've always been curious about: menstruation, sex & birth control, childbirth, sickness & medicine.  For instance, in an era when underwear hadn’t been invented, what did women do when they had their periods? What were early American birth control methods?

Noah Webster Library Meeting Room

Registration is suggested.

Library Contact:
Maura Beaudreault 860.561.6974


PARKING: Please park in the nearby Isham Garage and come directly to the library meeting room (bypassing the parking garage parking meters) to validate your parking with your vehicle license plate number.