Staff from Gunn Museum in Washington will present a series of coffee hour readings from museum archives the first Monday of each month from October to June.

The next reading will be held Nov. 5 at 10 a.m. at the senior center located in Bryan Memorial Plaza.

Staff will read from "Honorable Orville Hitchcock Platt," which shares the story of the late great Senator Platt who was born into an anti-slavery family, whose house served as a stop on the Underground Railroad, who was educated at The Gunnery, who was Frederick Gunn's assistant at his school in Towanda, PA, who was the United States Senator from Connecticut from 1879 to 1905, among many other positions.