FARMINGTON — As part of the Historical Society Exhibition, books, periodicals, maps, biographical data and artifacts from a private Chester Greenwood collection will be on display at the North Church, 118 High St.

Items will be on display from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5.

The Historical Society Exhibition will showcase a sampling of the biographical resources available to members as well as a display of Chester Greenwood artifacts from a private collection.

Some of the resource material on display will be “A History of Farmington” by Francis Gould Butler (as of 1885); several books and articles by Ben and Natalie Butler; “The Early Years of Farmington 1781 – 1860” and several other books by Richard P. Mallett; several maps of Farmington from the 1800s; a list of soldiers and sailors accredited to the town of Farmington in the Civil War, 1861–1865; Biographies of Masonic members in Farmington from 1810 to 1900; and a compilation of U.S. Patent Copies of Farmington inventors.

Musical entertainment will be provided by Farmington’s own “Merry Plinksters” during the Saturday hours.

The event is free and open to the public.

The Historical Society Exhibition is created and presented in conjunction with the Shiretown Bookers.


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