Speakers Series Announced!

We have a lot of fun events planned for the 2022 season, including a Victorian Stroll and Found Negatives exhibit later in the year. For now, take a look at our line-up for the 2022 speakers series. National Park Historian, David Pitlyk, will join us this July with Myths and Legends relating to the Battle … Continue reading Speakers Series Announced!

First United Church Record Collection´┐╝

When the First United Church was closing their doors, I was in charge of gathering all the books and documents relating to the life and history of the churches. Yes, you read that right, churches- meaning two! The First United Church was formed in 1950 when the Presbyterian Church and the Methodist Episcopal Church of … Continue reading First United Church Record Collection´┐╝

The Blake-Robson Letters

By Paige Kwasniak A museum or historical society thrives  on artifacts, mementos, and interesting  pieces of local history found in attics or uncovered when settling estates upon the loss of a loved one. Oftentimes when  someone purchases an old home, they may find a left-behind treasure and set it aside as they get settled in or begin some upgrades and restorations to their … Continue reading The Blake-Robson Letters

The Loyalist Perspective

Col. John Peters Autobiography used in his application for relief to the British government. June 5th, 1786, Pimlico, London, England SIR, I do not mean to take any pride from family, as you will conceive, nor to boast. of my exploits, but to relate my story in simplicity. I was born in Hebron, in Connecticut, … Continue reading The Loyalist Perspective