Year: 2014

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,…

October 2014 News Letter

  AT THE ANDREWS HOMESTEAD: 424 West Main Street, Meriden Every Sunday in the month of October, from 11:00 am till 3:00 pm MANNING BOWMAN – AN OVERVIEW Peter Slavinski – president of the Meriden Historical Society, has put together an exhibit of this prominent Meriden manufacturing company. From its inception (Middletown CT 1832 – moved to Meriden in 1872),…

September 2014 News Letter

PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR: The following is the list of our planned programs for the year. Our sincere thanks to the Meriden Public Library for cosponsoring the programs.   Tuesday, September 9, 2014 6:30 p.m. at the Meriden Public Library THE HISTORY OF STEINS presented by Frank Pociadlo   Tuesday, October 14, 2014 6:30 p.m at the Meriden Public Library “PANIC…

April/May News Letter

AT THE ANDREWS HOMESTEAD: 424 West Main Street, Meriden Every Sunday in May, from 11:00 am till 3:00 pm The Homestead’s new fence and the Society’s sign were wrecked in a recent automobile accident. Despite the damage to the property we are going on with our May open house plans. On display, will be MERIDEN EPHEMARA (MOSTLY) E•phe•me•ra plural noun…

March 2014 News Letter

MARCH PROGRAM: JEDEDIAH WILCOX and THE MERIDEN WILCOX MANSION: HISTORY, MYSTERY and LEGACY presented by BRIAN COFRANCESCO TUESDAY, 3/11/14 6:30 P.M. at the Meriden Public Library, 105 Miller Street, Meriden Brian CoFrancesco, an architectural historian, will be presenting a program about Jedediah Wilcox, a Meriden manufacturer and partner in the Wilcox Silver Plate Company.            …