Sheep to Shawl 2017

On May 21, 2017 over 500 people came to Dr. Kissam House to celebrate the Annual Speep to Shawl Festival. Here’s are some shots of this fun we had! FREE ADMISSION Featuring Family-Fun Activities including: Sheep Shearing Farm Animals Old Fashioned Games Baking in the Beehive Oven Spinning Wool Demonstration Embroidery, Crocheting and Weaving Demonstrations Old…

Promenade and Parasols

PROMENADE AND PARASOLS  In this exhibit we featured three gowns that we consider being “jewels of our collection”.  Additionally, we chose to highlight a seldom-displayed selection of antique parasols.  These gowns beautifully fit into our title “promenade” which means to take a leisurely walk, ride, or drive in public, especially to meet or be seen…

2017 in at Trade School!

Just before the New Year the Historical Society staff moved their offices back to the Trade School, 209 Main Street, from the Conklin home, 2 High Street. The Conklin home served as the societies offices for 2 years and while we were sad to leave, we couldn’t wait to move back home!

Holiday Sale at the Museum Shop

    The Holiday Sale will be for the entire months of November and December!  If you spend $50 or more before sales tax you will receive 20% off your entire purchase!!!!  The Museum Shop will be open on the first three Friday evenings of December, 12/2, 9, and 16, from 2-6 PM. The Museum…