LITCHFIELD — Several Litchfield businesses are joining forces to host open houses during Discover Litchfield Day. The event will begin at 9 a.m. on July 18 and take place throughout the day. Participating businesses include Applewald Farm, Dragonfly County Shop, Route 197 Diner, Petal Pushers Garden Place, Gowell’s Store, Route 126 Family Quick Stop, Central Maine Gas, Fish Frenzy and New Age Renovation. Special promotions will be offered in hopes of supporting the local economy.

Also opening its doors on Discover Litchfield Day is the Old Town House Museum, built in the 1840s, which captures Litchfield’s heritage in agriculture, education and family. Eastern Abenaki Native Americans will have a display outside of the museum offering information about their project building the Odamogan Living History Museum, while dressed in 1680s Eastern Abenaki regalia. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about this nonprofit group dedicated to educating students and the public about the Abenaki way of life along the Cobbosseecontee.

For more information, contact Lynn LeClair at 375-6286 or Cynthia Turcotte at 268-9276.

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