History of the Monastery

Wednesday, March 21st    /   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM

Contact: Betty Havrylik   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org

David W. Balfour, a Cumberland resident, co-author of the Cumberland by the Blackstone, and chairman of the Cumberland Historic District Commission, will show slides on the 62nd anniversary of the Monastery fire. He’ll recount the history of the Monastery and the Cistercian monks who lived there from 1900 until the devastating fire of March, 21, 1950.

Location: Community Room

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