Ice Cream Social & Civil War Exhibit

The Brookfield Historical Society is hosting the annual Helen Daly and Margaret Stone Ice Cream Social and Civil War exhibit on Sunday, August 16th, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Marvin Newton House (headquarters of the Society), located on Ridge Road in Brookfield.

A special exhibit Remembering Those Who Served: Brookfield men in the Civil War identifies more that 175 Brookfield soldiers and sailors. Among those featured are Cassius Peck, a Medal of Honor recipient and Dr. Egbert Allis, Assistant Surgeon, who was lost at sea. His surgeon’s tools are on display. Visitors will also have the opportunity to view a selection photos, letters, diaries, and other materials assembled and interpreted by historian Elinor Gray. Public Invited. Donations accepted.

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Published in: on July 26, 2011 at 7:19 pm  Leave a Comment