Learn About the His­tory of Lake Mem­phrem­a­gog

Stanstead Journal - - FORUM -

Learn­about the his­tory of Lake Mem­phrem­a­gog at a talk by Alan Yale of Derby. Yale, who worked for many years as a his­tory teacher at North Coun­try Union High School, be­fore re­tir­ing as a his­tory pro­fes­sor at Lyn­don State Col­lege, will give a talk about glacial Lake Mem­phrem­gog on Sun­day, May 17th, at 2 p.m. at the Derby His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety Mu­seum.

The talk will cover the fif­teen thou­sand years of the glaciers re­ced­ing from Long Is­land to north of the St. Lawrence River. Yale will also talk about the ge­o­log­i­cal pro­cesses in­volved in deglacia­tion. The spe­cial em­pha­sis of the talk will be on the sev­eral stages of glacial lakes that formed in the Lake Mem­phrem­a­gog wa­ter­shed af­ter the re­ced­ing glacier re­treated north of the Con­necti­cut River wa­ter­shed divide in Sh­effield.

The mu­seum is lo­cated next door to North Coun­try Union Ju­nior High School on Main Street. This pre­sen­ta­tion is free and open to the public.

Peo­ple with ques­tions about the his­tor­i­cal so­ci­ety can con­tact Bill Gar­dyne at (802) 766-5324, Allen Yale at (802) 766-5159, or Scott Wheeler at (802) 334-5920.

Learn About the His­tory of Lake Mem­phrem­a­gog on May 17

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Canada

© PressReader. All rights reserved.