Noble & Cooley Center for Historic Preservation Present
“Dear Sarah: Letters Home During the Civil War”
Wednesday, September 21st at 7:00 PM
about history from someone who experienced it firsthand is always exciting!
Historian Carolyn Ivanoff’s program features excerpts from
Private F. H. Smith’s letters home to his wife, which describe life in the
Union Army, his feelings about the war and the Emancipation Proclamation.
This NCCHP living
history event is free to members and donations from others are
appreciated. Light refreshments will be
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OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS AT NCCHP
Saturday – Monday, October 8 -10 – 35th Annual Granville Harvest Fair! The museum and Gift Shop will be open all three days
of the fair with tours, demonstrations, great food vendors and the very popular
Westfield River Brewery beer tent. Harvest Fair hours are: Saturday
and Monday, 10AM – 5PM; Sunday, noon to 5PM. Demonstrations this year
include the Forest Park “Zoo on the Go”, Erick the Blacksmith, small engines
and drum making processes. On Saturday, Cooley Buy will demonstrate her
pottery wheel skills and share her tips. The ever popular Crepes Tea
House food truck will be back again making both sweet and savory crepes to
order. The Patton Catering food trailer will be onsite at the museum this
year featuring a variety of dogs, burgers, sausage sandwiches, loaded baked
potatoes and more. Something for
October 19th at 6:30PM – The final Living History program of 2016 will be “The
Fight to Set People Free”. Kevin Johnson from the CT State Library
will appear in costume and dynamically reenact the life and times of
Jordan Freeman. Jordan Freeman, a native of Old Lyme, was an African
American body servant of Col William Ledyard during the Revolutionary War and
witnessed key events of the war for independence.
Living History programs at the NCCHP museum are made possible in part thanks to
a grant from the Granville Cultural Council and by donations from members and
friends of the museum. Thank you for your continued support in
2016. Light refreshments will be served following the program.
museum is located in the historic buildings of the Noble & Cooley Toy
Drum company at 42 Water Street in Granville. For more information visit
the NCCHP website www.ncchp.org or call
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