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History from Below: Discovering Benedict Arnold’s New Haven House Site
February 23, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join us on Wednesday, February 23rd at noon for a fascinating new perspective of Benedict Arnold- from underground. We’ll be joined by Robert Greenberg, Laura Macaluso and Sarah Sportman who will talk about the ongoing project that will hopefully uncover more about Arnold’s life and his former New Haven residence from an archeological dig at the site, currently under a parking lot.
Robert S. Greenberg, the Executive Director of Lost in New Haven is an artist, collector and urban archeologist who is passionate about the history of his hometown, New Haven, CT. Rob believes in the importance of investigating and preserving the stories of our past.
Laura A. Macaluso, Ph.D. is a researcher and writer on monuments, museums, and material culture. She is the author of “Benedict Arnold’s House: The Making and Unmaking of an American” in the October 2021 issue of Commonplace.
Sarah Sportman, Ph.D. is the Connecticut State Archeologist at the Office of State Archaeology.