Archive for the Display Case Category

Historical Dolls & Houses of Killingworth

June’s display case invites you to walk down the streets of Old Killingworth, with its exhibit of wooden building replicas and dolls representing well-known women from days gone by. Meet Clara Parmelee, poet and organist at the Congregational Church; Jerusha Benton Parmelee, who sewed the 34-star Union […]

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Tercentenary Memories

May’s display case features various memorabilia from Killingworth’s 300th anniversary – 5o years ago! Browse newspaper clippings highlighting the tercentenary plaque installation, a proclamation from the Town, and a poster advertising the Killingworth Follies. (If you really want to head down memory lane, check out the DVD […]

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Memories of Cowboy Valley

April’s display case features memorabilia from Killingworth’s own “Wild West” attraction, Cowboy Valley! In business from 1957-1959, this mock-up frontier town featured 18 buildings, featuring a bank, courthouse, the Red Eye Saloon, a trading post, general store, and more. Visitors enjoyed participatory reenactments, including robberies, holdups, stagecoach […]

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HK Youth & Family Services

March’s display case features highlighted programs and social services provided by Haddam-Killingworth Youth & Family Services. Learn about monthly play groups for little ones and their caregivers, provided by the Early Childhood Council. Expecting a baby? Y&FS presents complimentary newborn packets to pending parents. And enjoy photos […]

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Have Your Cake!

February’s display case features cake creations by Sandra Graichen. Sandra is a self-taught artist who owns Flowers & Lace Cake Artistry, which she runs out of her own home. The cakes on display are styrofoam molds with real fondant on the outside (get close enough to the […]

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Historical Postcards – Happy 350th, Killingworth!

January’s display case features postcards from the collection of George Dupree, a member of the Killingworth 350th Anniversary Commemorative Committee. Yes, 2017 is Killingworth’s 350th birthday! There will be many events, displays, talks, and more celebrating this milestone throughout the year. Watch for events at the library […]

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Paintings by Sandy Smith

December’s display case marks the return of wonderful and whimsical paintings by local artist Sandy Smith. Enjoy the quirky gaze of a green frog, a shy deer, and a trio of holiday sheep; recall warmer days with visions of sunsets, Queen Anne’s lace, and secretive mushrooms. All […]

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Campaign Buttons & Pins

In honor of Election Day, November’s display case features a collection of campaign buttons and pins, representing all sides and many eras of our political campaign history. From McKinley, Roosevelt, and Wilson to modern and current candidates, this fair-and-balanced display is a fun trip through national and […]

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Fire Prevention & Fire Safety

October’s display case features the annual appeal by our town’s Fire Marshal: stay safe around fire! With the change in season, everyone’s thoughts turn to fireplaces, candles, and home cooking. It’s also the perfect time to change your smoke and carbon monoxide detector batteries, learn how to […]

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HK Youth & Family Services

September is back-to-school time, so what better month to explore the resources available to the youths and families in our school district? Haddam-Killingworth Youth & Family Services offers positive youth development programs, parent education, intergenerational activities, assistance with food and toys for the holidays, a clinical services […]

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