This webinar recording explores the extraordinary cultural phenomenon of home DNA testing, implications for how we think about family and ourselves, and its ramifications for American culture broadly. It draws on Libby Copeland’s years of research for her new book The Lost Family: How DNA Testing is Upending Who We Are (Abrams, 2020), which The Wall Street Journal calls “a fascinating account of lives dramatically affected by genetic sleuthing.”
The Ridgefield Historical Society hosted a creative LEGO® Sculpture contest to celebrate our town’s history and architecture. Contestants were tasked with building a historic Ridgefield structure from our list of 12 landmarks. All entries have been judged by a local panel and we are pleased to announce the winners.
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Work has begun on a major study of the Battle of Ridgefield with the formation of an advisory group to oversee the National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program grant obtained this year by the Ridgefield Historical Society.
With Town Hall now open to the public, we have once again filled the display cases in the main hallway: Materials marking the 9/11 attacks are currently on view.
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