November 2014

NOVEMBER PROGRAM:

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 6:30 p.m at the Meriden Public Library, 105 Miller St. Meriden CT

FROM HULA HOOPS TO HIGH FASHION: REMEMBERING G. FOX & CO. IN THE 1950s

Come join us on a trip down memory lane with a foor-by-floor tour of Connecticut’s favorite department store. You will also hear the story of Beatrice Fox Auerbach, the woman who made every shopping experience a joy.

This program is free to the public and is given by the Connecticut Historical Society.

The G. Fox & Co building Hartford, CT

The G. Fox & Co building Hartford, CT

 

CHRISTMAS IN THE VILLAGE

Saturday, December 6th, 2014 Main Street, South Meriden 2:00 – 5:30 pm

The Meriden Historical Society will take part in this year’s Christmas in the Village celebration. We’ll be giving out old fashioned candy sticks. The candy will sport the society’s label.

Peter Slavinski and Martha Colaresi could use your help giving out those candies.

To help in this project, please call Peter at 203-721-4640

 

 WE WELCOME 

Sara K. Porter of Meriden CT, Carol Govoni of North Woodstock, NH and Suzanne and Clifford Birdseye of Middlefield CT as new members of the Meriden Historical Society.

 

 SINCERE THANKS 

To Ruth Ann C.  Davis and to Carol Govoni, for their generous donation to the society. Carol’s donation was made in honor and appreciation of Dan DeLuca and his research on the Leatherman. Thanks go to the Sunshine Club of St Stanislaus Church for theit donation made in appreciation of Frank Pociadlo’s presentation. Special thanks to Marge Meyers for her donation of the Nurses’ Society Silverplate set and to Richard Hogan for his recent donation of two Manning Bowman coffee sets.

 

 

 

PLEASE SUPPORT OUR CORPORATE MEMBERS

 

Nest Egg Auctions

http://nesteggauctions.com

30 Research Parkway, Meriden CT 06450

203-630-1400

The Record Journal

http://myrecordjournal.com/

11 Crown St, Meriden CT 06450

230-235-1661

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