The Middletown Public Library in partnership with the Middletown Historical Society is hosting an exhibit, “Extraordinary Women of the East Bay”.
It will open at the Library on January 5th at 2:00 p.m. with alecture given by Julia Bradley.
The exhibit consists of 20 small, moveable displays which will be spread throughout the Library. They recognize and celebrate 60 women who have made a difference in their East Bay communities. Three of the women are fromMiddletown. They are Mabel Norman Cerio, naturalist, Mary Clark Sturtevant, suffragette, and Cynthia Taggert, poet. The exhibit was prepared by Heidi Benedict, archivist at Roger Williams University, with contributions from 16 different historical societies, museums and libraries. It will run through the month of January.