Religious Intolerance In Old Lakeville

Book: ‘Lakeville Crucifix: A Religious War in 19th Century Connecticut’

Divisiveness is as old as the hills.

If you think the present political climate is tense wherever people are still willing to speak to one another, it wasn’t so different in late 19th century Lakeville. 

In a recently published, thoroughly researched book, “Lake-ville Crucifix: A Religious War in 19th Century Connecticut,” local author Geoffrey Brown explores the genesis of religious intolerance, suspicion of immigrants, and divided politics.  

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