Disturbed Earth: A Natural History of the Potter's Field with JoeAnn Hart | What’s happening in Fairfield County, CT

Disturbed Earth: A Natural History of the Potter's Field with JoeAnn Hart


*The event has already taken place on this date: Thu, 02/20/2020
The Potter’s Field at the Bartlett Arboretum was used by the city of Stamford to bury its poor or unclaimed dead for 100 years, before going into a long state of neglect after it closed in 1970. JoeAnn Hart, garden writer and author, will give a talk on the natural history of the land.

The Potter’s Field at the Bartlett Arboretum was used by the city of Stamford to bury its poor or unclaimed dead for 100 years, before going into a long state of neglect after it closed in 1970. JoeAnn Hart, garden writer and author of “Stamford ’76, A True Story of Murder, Corruption, Race, and Feminism in the 1970s”, will give a talk on the natural history of the land.

 

With an anthro-botanical perspective, she will discuss the interaction of humans and the field over time. From the plant species that might have existed in its wooded and pastured days, to the opportunistic flora that would have thrived during a century of constantly disturbed earth.

 

Admission is $10 for members and $20 for non-members. Space is limited, sign up today!

 

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Location:

Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens
151 Brookdale Rd
Stamford, CT, 06903
United States

Phone:

203-322-6971
Contact name: 
Jane Von Trapp
The event has already taken place on this date: 
02/20/2020
Time: 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Price: 
$10 for members and $20 for non-members

Ages

Teenagers Adults without kids