November 13, 12:15 – 1:00 pm
Never Before Seen: The Herald of Freedom
Location: The Barnum Museum, 820 Main Street, Bridgeport, (203) 331-1104
Go behind-the-scenes for a glimpse of a number of rarely seen Museum artifacts. Barnum Museum Registrar Melissa Houston will share unique treasures, most notably original copies of P.T. Barnum’s 1832 newspaper, The Herald of Freedom, as well as a number of objects that highlight the 19th century origins of mass promotion and communication. This event is part of The Big Read, presented by the University of Bridgeport. FREE.