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Norman Rockwell & the Four Freedoms- Lecture- July 27 @ 5pm

Norman Rockwell & the Four Freedoms

History at the Hall Series

A lecture by Stephanie Plunkett of the Norman Rockwell Museum

“Freedom of Speech” by Normal Rockwell

Friday, July 27 at 5pm

Sharon Town Hall, 63 Main St.

Free and open to the public

 On Friday, July 27 at 5 pm the Sharon Historical Society and Museum and the Sharon Town Hall present the next lecture their “History at the Hall” series, entitled “Norman Rockwell & the Four Freedoms.” Stephanie Plunkett, Deputy Director and Chief Curator of the Normal Rockwell Museum will discuss the significance of these paintings which were inspired by President Franklin Roosevelt’s 1941 “Four Freedoms” speech. The iconic Rockwell paintings were published in consecutive issues of the Saturday Evening Post in 1943 and were exhibited across the country raising $133,000,000 in war bonds and stamps that supported American efforts in WWII. The lecture will be held at the Sharon Town Hall, 63 Main St., 2nd floor Chapin Meeting Room and is free and open to the public. For more information call 860-364-5688 or e-mail director@sharonhist.org.

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