Tuesday April 25, 7pm
at the Blackstone Library
Branford during World War I
Local author Ted Braun will bring to life what it was like living in Branford during The Great War,
from original research of
Llewellyn Barker’s Wartime Diaries
This presentation is based on
Braun’s recent publication
The Barkers of Branford: Life In America Through A Local Lens.
Copies of his book will be available
($30 includes donation to Branford Historical Society)
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Thursday, May 18, 2017
Pine Orchard Club
294 Pine Orchard Rd. Branford
The Facts about Branford Flax !
A talk and presentation by:
Historian Jane Bouley and
Weaver Robert Aiudi
Learn about the role flax played in Colonial Branford, how it influenced and clothed a community, and how
it is still observed in town today.
Flax fibers, a flax spinning wheel, and flax processing tools from
the Harrison House will be exhibited.
All donations will be used toward
the needed repairs to the
Branford Community Foundation
helps to save the Harrison House
Pam Johnson, Senior Staff Writer
In less than five months, individual donations have helped Branford Historical Society (BHS) match more than half of a $35,000 matching grant given by Branford Community Foundation (BCF) to help save Harrison House, built in 1724.To celebrate, the BCF board recently presented BHS board members with a check for $17,500 .... click to read more
The Harrison House can be toured by appointment only
during the winter months.
The Harrison House
124 Main Street
Branford, Connecticut 06405
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With much thanks to the Branford Rotary Club
We are so grateful and so delighted to announce that the Branford Rotary Club has donated a most generous gift of $10,000 toward the purchase and saving of the Harrison House. Hats off to the Rotary Club.