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The Merritt Parkway: History and Future of a National Treasure
September 12, 2019 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pmFree
The Hannah Benedict Carter Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution are co-sponsoring with the New Canaan Museum & Historical Society, a presentation by Wes Haynes, Executive Director of the Merritt Parkway Conservancy. Mr. Haynes will present the story of the origin, construction and impact of the historic road that changed the design of American roads and life in Fairfield County, the challenges the Parkway faces and what needs to be done to ensure its future as a safe and beautiful drive.
Lecture begins at 7:00, with a public reception at 6:45