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Curator Available Sunday to Talk About New Darien Historical Society Display of 19th Century Pottery

Spittoon Shards of History Exhibit Darien Historical Society
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A spittoon, beer bottle and milk pan are part of a unique collection of Norwalk Pottery items featured in the exhibition “Shards of History” now at the Darien Historical Society. Richard Prowse, a longtime collector of Norwalk Pottery, will discuss the display and answer questions on Sunday, Nov. 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Darien Historical Society. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Photos from Saturday’s Cleanup at Darien’s Old Cemeteries

Slawson Cemetery Gorman Bell
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Members of Darien’s Masonic Lodge, Ivanhoe Lodge No. 107 partnered with Darien’s Monuments and Ceremonies Commission’s Cemetery Committee and Good Wife’s River DAR Chapter to cut brush, remove debris, rake pinecones, and clean stones at the Slawson Cemetery on Hanson Road. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Join Volunteers Cleaning up 6 Darien Cemeteries on Cemetery Cleanup Day

Earth Day Darien
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The second Annual Darien Earth Day Cemetery Cleanup Day (originally scheduled for April 20 but postponed due to the weather), hosted by the Masonic Club of Darien takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 8. (more…) Continue Reading →

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