Category: News & Events

CHRISTMAS AT THE ANDREWS HOMESTEAD December 9 & 10, 2017

It’s Christmas at the Homestead! The Meriden Historical Society will open the Andrews Homestead at 424 West Main St. next to Ben Franklin School for a special holiday exhibit. The Homestead has been decorated in a Christmas theme. The tree is up, the stockings are hung, the toys are under the tree, the Wassail is warm, and the smell of spice cake is in the air. Please come and join us to celebrate this wonderful time of the year. Saturday and Sunday, December 9th & 10th from 3pm to 8pm

THE MERIDEN GRAVURE COMPANY- PRINTING BEFORE THE DIGITAL AGE – LECTURE AND BOOK SIGNING

Presented by William (Bill) J. Glick Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Meriden Public Library 105 Miller Street, Meriden William J. (Bill) Glick will present an illustrated talk about the Meriden Gravure Company and the talented people who were the driving force behind this world renowned, Meriden based, printing company. In his presentation, Bill will draw on…

October 2017

  AT THE RESEARCH CENTER: Our president, Lesley Solkoske, assisted by our volunteer, Dan Metz, are valiantly working their way through our collection of silver-plate flatware. Lesley and Dan have been sorting and cataloging holdings that have been waiting to be evaluated for a very long time. Also hard at work are Paul Butkus and Kathy McMahon. Kathy and Paul…

OCTOBER 2017 OPEN HOUSE AND SPECIAL EXHIBIT

Our October 2017 Open House will feature Communication Before the Digital Age. We’ll be open on Saturdays, October 14 & 28 and on Sundays, October 8, 15, 22 & 29 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
A special wine and cheese reception for members and their guests is scheduled for Saturday, October 7,  4:30PM – 6:30 PM.
Admission is free, donations are gratefully appreciated.