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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Milford Historical Society - Shopping Booth for Children

Old-fashioned toys at old-fashioned prices will be sold at the Milford Historical Society’s booth at the Oyster Festival on the Green, Aug. 19.
With items selling at prices from 25 cents to a few dollars, children will be able to shop for themselves for pick-up sticks, yo-yos, marbles, mineral samples, rings, beaded bracelets, gilder airplanes, harmonicas, temporary tattoos, pirate scarves, necklaces with arrowheads, rainsticks, and flutes and fans and much more.
Meanwhile, parents can peruse the books on Milford history: “Oystering in Milford,” “The Bridge on the Wepawaug,” “Milford-Lost and Found,”  “Woodmont on the Sound,” and “Private Yankee Doodle,” a story by Milford-born Joseph Plum Martin who wrote a first-hand account of his life as a Revolutionary War soldier.
The Society, just two blocks from the Green at 34 High Street, (the street that cuts through the Green) will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. for free tours of its three 18th houses; donations gratefully accepted. Afterward you are invited to enjoy the beautiful herb and flower gardens at your leisure.
The Bryan-Downs House holds a collection of Native American artifacts in its “Claude Coffin Indian Collection,” and many of the items were unearthed within blocks of the Society’s...  More >>

When:
Saturday, August 19, 2017 10:00 AM thru 06:00 PM
Where:
Annual Milford Oyster Festival
Milford Green
Broad Street
Milford, CT 06460
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