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Secrets of the Red Book: The Illustrious History of Greenwich's Early Yachting Community

Thursday - September 13, 2012 - Indian Harbor Yacht Club - Steamboat Road - 6:00 PM

 

Panelists will discuss the creation of the Indian Harbor Yacht Club, and how the club brought key businessmen together for sailing competition.  Following the discussion, attendees may walk the docks off Steamboat Road to view some classic vessels in town for sailing competition.  This event is sponsored by The Historical Society of Greenwich.

 

 

Putnam Cottage / Knapp Tavern Museum

Sundays - May Through November - 234 East Putnam Avenue - 1 to 4 PM

 

This tavern, built in the 17th century, is known as the place where General Israel Putnam started his flight from the British in 1779.  Docents lead visitors on tours through the kitchen, tavern and other rooms.  There are special programs throughout the year.  The cottage is run by the Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.)

 


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