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Lizzie Borden Took an Axe; or Did She?

on Fri, 03/15/2013 - 12:29pm

Tom Ainsworth of "Let History Live" will present the case for famed would be murderer Lizzie Borden. Did the spinster Sunday school teacher really do it? Learn all about America's most famous and unsolved -axe -well "hatchet"- murders. Did the police botch the investigation? Did our legal process fail? Who committed these bloody slayings? The maid? The sister? The local axe murderer? The illegitimate demented son? The visiting uncle? Or was it Lizzie after all? Hear all of the evidence and make a verdict.

Gravestone Art and Symbolism

on Mon, 01/21/2013 - 10:57am

Early New England burial grounds were the first public art galleries in the New World. Even today, many of these tranquil sites display the remarkable artistic, cultural and religious changes of this region. Old gravestones or markers often explained how entire families lived and died. 

Hidden Valour: Female Soldiers in the American Civil War

on Wed, 08/15/2012 - 12:30pm

Glenn LeBoeuf, of “Let History Live”, will present the fascinating lecture “Hidden Valour: Female Soldiers in the American Civil War” at the Denville Public Library on Thursday September 6th at 7:00 pm in the li

Explore Ancient Greece!

on Thu, 05/31/2012 - 7:17pm

Join us for another exciting program with the Morris Museum as we travel back in time to walk the streets of ancient Greece! Explore ancient Greek life through examination of common everyday objects such as plates, cups, bowls and lamps.  Listen to stories of the gods they worshipped, and view their images in visually artistic and utilitarian works of arts.  

In the Revolutionary Style

on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 4:56pm

Patricia Sanfter of Marymount Manhattan College will offer a demonstration lecture taking you through the ups and downs of the highest styles of the 18th century.  From the courtiers of the Sun King, to the American patriot, the developments of fashion tell much about the revolutionary times they lived through.

7 Wonders of the Ancient World

on Mon, 10/03/2011 - 3:52pm

Professor John R. Lenz of Drew University will take you on a journey through time to visit the 7 great wonders of the ancient world. Visit the great pyramids, marvel at the beauty of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, and look in wonder on the Collosus at Rhodes!