‘Connecticut Architecture’ the topic of May 24 talk

The Plainville Historical Society will present the program “Connecticut Architecture” with author and architectural historian Christopher Wigren Wednesday, May 24 at 7 p.m.

Wigren will discuss his book “Connecticut Architecture: Stories of 100 Places,” published in 2019 by Wesleyan University Press.

In it, Wigren explores the diverse and fascinating world of Connecticut architecture.

One of the sites Wigren will discuss at his upcoming historical society talk is the Plainville Campgrounds and its distinctive gingerbread-style cottages.

Wigren is deputy director of Preservation Connecticut, a non-profit established to “preserve, protect and promote the buildings, sites and landscapes” that have contributed to our state’s heritage.

The May 24 program will take place at Plainville Historic Center, 29 Pierce St. Register by emailing plvhistorical@gmail.com with your name, phone number and number of people in your group. Elevator access is available at the Historic Center.


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