A Sense of Place: Postcards from the Past

FAIRVIEW HOTEL IMAGE EDITED@150A SENSE OF PLACE: POSTCARDS FROM THE PAST and MORE!

The Colchester Historical Society Museum will re-open for the season on Saturday, April 9th, 1:00-4:00 pm with a festive Wine and Food Reception! Museum exhibits highlight the rich history of Colchester with our newest exhibit of vintage postcards of notable Colchester buildings in a dynamic graphic display.  A wall map identifies the location of all of the structures on view.  Many structures have been lost forever, others are easily recognized and still others have been carefully restored.  All the images tell the story of Colchester’s past and it’s evolution into the town it is today.

Additional exhibits feature the History of the Bulkeley Family, the Story of the Zagray Family, the History of the Hayward Rubber Company and the Story of the Champion Family.

The Colchester Historical Society Museum will be open on Saturdays, 1:00-4:00 pm, from April until December. The museum is located at 24 Linwood Avenue in Colchester, adjacent to the Cragin Memorial Library.  Admission is free and there is ample free parking behind the museum.

Don’t Miss!


Historic Images of Colchester Schools

2018 Calendar

NOW available!  $12.00 each

Miller Road District School, 1912-1913

2017 Limited Edition Holiday Ornament
from Colchester Parks & Recreation features the Reverend Ballard House,
home of the Colchester History Museum

NOW available! $6.00 each

 Bundle up & Save!

Purchase both from CHS for only $15!

To order send an email to:

mail@colchesterhistory.org

Other locations selling at regular price:

Cragin Memorial Library, Colchester Town Hall, Copies Plus, Louie’s Seafood Market, Tim’s Bistro, Quality Consignments, United Auto.

 

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