The Spirit of Black Rock Fife and Drum Corp will perform songs from the Civil War outside the Trumbull Historical Society this Sunday, May 6, at 2 p.m. The fife and drum corp represents the same group that escorted General Grant to Appomattox.
Following this program, the Trumbull Historical Society will host its annual members meeting and elections for the historical society. Guests are invited to view its Civil War exhibits and gift shop. Refreshments will be provided.
In addtion, the Trumbull Lions will present “Connecticut Civil War Artifacts” featuring a presentation by collector Jeff Cook, at the Trumbull Historical Society on Sunday, May 20, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Cook will discuss Connecticut’s role in the Civil War through the artifacts and stories he has collected, most of which are Connecticut identified. His collection includes pistols, dresses, uniforms, swords, trunks, photographs.
He will also conduct a free raffle of a limited edition Civil War print by western artist Don Spaulding. Refreshments will be provided. This is a free event, but seating is limited. The Trumbull Historical Society is located at 1856 Huntington Turnpike in Trumbull, CT.