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WLT Fall 2018 Events
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Housatonic Heritage Hike to the Finney Monument: Saturday, September 22, 10am, Cunningham Road

Did you know that the “Father of American Revivalism,” abolitionist and Oberlin College president Charles Finney, was born in Warren? Walk back in time with the Warren Land Trust and the Warren Historical Society, though the woods to a hidden monument commemorating Finney’s birthplace, and learn more about this controversial figure, the Warren of his day, and his homestead’s natural surroundings.

What: Housatonic Heritage Walk to the Finney Monument
When: Saturday, September 22, 10am
Where: Off Cunningham Road in Warren - park at the end of the paved road
Who: Co-sponsored by the Warren Land Trust and Warren Historical Society
Why: learn about Finney, Warren in his era, and what’s in Warren’s woods in early autumn

The details: 2 miles out-and-back along a wooded trail; flat but uneven terrain; bring a water bottle and dress for a walk in the woods; older children and friendly, leashed dogs are welcome; refreshments provided.

Registration recommended. To register or with questions, contact info@warrenlandtrust.org.

Upcoming Events...

Cider Run 5K: Saturday, September 29, race starts 10am - kids’ fun run at 9:45, Warren Woods

Like to run? Here’s a scenic, fast, out-and-back course, with none of the big hills our corner of CT is famous for. Like to walk? Get out and enjoy the fall foliage on a quiet stretch of Warren back-roads. Strollers and leashed dogs welcome at this 5K co-sponsored with Warren Parks & Rec. Proceeds benefit the Parks & Rec scholarship fund. Exercise in the fresh Fall air, raise funds for a good cause…and treat yourself to cider doughnuts at the finish – it’s a perfect start to a September Saturday!  Register at fasttracktiming.com.

WLT at Warren Fall Festival: Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7, 10am-4pm, Warren Woods

Stop by our booth when you visit Warren’s iconic Litchfield County Columbus Day weekend festival. There will be interesting information about our preserves and trails! There will be enthusiastic and well-informed WLT volunteers to share information with you! There will be gear with our new logo, including a surprise or two!  There will be prize drawings! And there will be WLT trail cookies!

Annual Meeting and Program: Saturday, November 17, 10am

Come hear what we’ve been up to in 2018, and find out what our plans are for 2019. It’s our 30th anniversary year, and we will mark it with celebration, conservation, and recreation. We are working on an interesting and engaging program…stay tuned for details.

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