On Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 at 2 p.m., Curator and Historic Preservation Specialist Daryn Reyman-Lock, PhD will give a talk titled, The Mansion’s Secret Lives: Untold Stories From the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion, 1865-1960 at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Ave. Norwalk, CT. To reserve tickets attendees can visit the Events page on the Museum’s website at www.lockwoodmathewsmansion.com. Admission for members is $10, $15 for non-members. Light refreshments and a Mansion tour will be offered following the presentation.
Dr. Reyman-Lock said, “The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion is a historically significant building whose history has been created, destroyed, changed and shaped by those responsible for its inception, construction and use.” This lecture aims at unveiling stories, photos and documents of the Mansion and its inhabitants and visionaries that may have remained unseen and untold until now, and placing them within the context of the popular history of this National Historic Landmark.
Dr. Daryn Reyman-Lock is a native of Connecticut. After graduating from Lehigh University with a B.S. in Geologic Sciences and a B.A. in Archaeology, she matriculated to the University of Nottingham in England to complete a Masters and Ph.D. in Archaeology. Her research is concerned with the social constructs of space and phenomenology. Upon returning to the United States in 2012, she began working as a historic preservation specialist. Dr. Reyman-Lock often works closely with non-profits to curate exhibits, catalogue and move museum collections, and research historic landscapes and buildings. She also consults for municipalities on a variety of projects.
The Museum’s 2021 cultural and educational programs are made possible in part by generous funding from LMMM’s Founding Patrons: The Estate of Mrs. Cynthia Clark Brown; LMMM’s Leadership Patrons: The Sealark Foundation; LMMM’s 2021 Season Distinguished Benefactors: The City of Norwalk, The Maurice Goodman Foundation and King Industries; and LMMM’s 2021 Distinguished Benefactors for Education: The Daphne Seybolt Culpeper Memorial Foundation, Inc.