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Twain & Keller: Easton, Redding’s Special Link

The following is a press release sent by Emlyn M. Duemmler on behalf of the Historical Society of Easton.

The Historical Society of Easton will host a collaborative effort with a special display commemorating the unique and engaging relationship between and curated by Twain Scholars Brent M. Colley and (former Director of the ).

The exhibit will be showcased at the Easton Public Library, 691 Morehouse Road, between Wednesday, May 16 and Saturday June 30.  

This exhibit is a celebration of their friendship and the interesting parallels between these world-renowned individuals who just happened to select Easton and Redding as their final residences. Rarely seen photos and books signed by Helen Keller from the Historical Society of Easton’s Leib Collection will also be displayed. In addition, there will be online exhibit topics highlighting the special relationship, their final residences, Arcan Ridge and Stormfield, as well as a photo gallery that can be easily accessed.

The exhibit has been made possible by donations to the History of Redding website and the generous assistance of Helen Selsdon, archivist at the American Foundation for the Blind in New York City.

For more information call 203-581-0850, email HSEastonCT@gmail.com, or visit the society's website

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