Events & activities being organized to date include:
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Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday, March 29, 2023, 5:30-7:30pm, INSTITUTE LIBRARY, 847 Chapel Street, 2nd floor, New Haven
    Barbara Lamb will talk about the many facets in the life of Donald Grant Mitchell: best-selling author, farmer and naturalist, scholar and teacher, lecturer, inveterate cartographer and diplomat.  He is, however, most remembered for his landscape designs for the creation of East Rock and Edgewood Parks.
  • Monday, April 10, 2023, 6-7:30pm, NEW HAVEN FREEE PUBLIC LIBRARY/Mitchell Branch.  Join Barbara Lamb and Rona Johnston, President of the NH Preservation Trust for the closing event as Mitchell’s 101st birthday approaches and his Bicentennial Year comes to a close.  Learn more about the year-long celebration and future plans to memorialize him as they talk about his long  life and numerous contributions to our city.

Ongoing Events

The Donald Grant Mitchell Traveling Exhibit (Dates and Times below)
Want to know more about who Donald Grant Mitchell was? A multi-board exhibit featuring information about his books, his life & education, his farm, his travels and the wonderful parks he created has been put together to help educate people about this fascinating individual who calledNew Haven home

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