Armory Open House
The Branford Armory will be open to the public for the first time in almost 20 years.
Saturday, June 29th from 11 am to 5 pm
The Branford Arts & Cultural Alliance (BACA), partnering with the Branford Historical Society, and the Second Company Governor's Foot Guard will present a day long series of activities in celebration of Branford's 375 birthday.
There will be a performances by the Foot Guard Band, the Stony Creek Fife & Drum Corps, and a presentation by Legacy Theatre.
A special art exhibit featuring scenes of Branford as interpreted by local artists, together with some vintage paintings will celebrate the beauty of our community.
There will be professionals on hand to appraise your family heirloom and exhibits that will highlight the special features of each of Branford's neighborhoods.
A strawberry market will be a reference to the time when Branford supplied strawberries to much of the northeast, and, of course, tours of the iconic Armory will take place throughout the day.
Tour The Harrison House Museum
The Historic Harrison House Museum at 124 Main Street, Branford is open to the public for free guided tours every Saturday from 1-4 pm, June through the end of September or by appointment. (Donations are appreciated)
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The circa 1724 saltbox house and property is recorded on the National Register of Historic Places, and is maintained by the Branford Historical Society. It features period furnishings and Branford artifacts.
Also on the two-acre site, is the Harrison House Barn with a display of local period tools, a colonial flower garden, and a lovely herb garden.
The gardens were established and are beautifully maintained by the
Branford Garden Club.
Historic House Plaques and Research Service
The Branford Historical Society offers house plaques to identify historic structures and landmarks in Branford. Properties are acknowledged by date of construction and by original or historically recognized owner.
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