Warren Historical Society announces programs

Warren Historical Society will present two programs in the coming weeks and has announced receipt of a grant.

“Faiths of Our Father: From Moravians to Methodists, An Overview of Others Faiths Held by the People of Warren and their Influence on Warren’s History” will be held March 25 at 2 p.m.

Ellen Paul, WHS curator, and Harriet Shapiro, WHS director, will lead the program at the Warren Town Hall.

The historical society’s 2018 program themes are religion, spiritual practice and community.

In other news, the historical society has received a grant from the Ellen Knowles Harcourt Foundation to be used to fund programming on local Native American community and spiritual practices.

Warren School students will visit IAIS May 18 to learn about this subject, touring the IAIS museum, gardens and village.

Students will visit the WHS May 22 to hear Warren First Selectman Craig Nelson discuss his personal collection of Native American artifacts collected in Warren.

The grant will also fund a program, “Community and Spirituality in Native American Life,” May 20 at 2 p.m. at town hall.

Darlene Kascak, educational Director at the Institute of American Indian Studies in Washington, will lead the program that will feature IAIS artifacts.

Refreshments will be offered.

For information and RSVP to the programs, email warrenhistorian@outlook.com.