Stamford, CT— A Victorian Tea will be held at the Stamford History Center on Sunday, November 12th from 1:30 – 4 pm. Guests will have the opportunity to view the Center’s current exhibit prior to the serving of tea. This year’s speaker, Michele McEwen, is Stamford’s first female firefighter. Ms. McEwen willshare her story. The current History Center exhibit, Stamford on Fire, commemorates the legacy of Stamford’s various Fire Departments over time. The exhibit will be open to guests from 1:30 – 2 pm.
The Victorian Tea itself will be a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. Enjoy beautifully arranged sandwiches and baked goods along with steaming, fragrant tea served in elegant china tea cups. Tickets are $20 each for members, $25 for the general public. Send your check and contact information to the Stamford History Center, 1508 High Ridge Road, Stamford 06903. Tickets can be purchased through the website, stamfordhistory.org. Questions may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-329-1183.
The Stamford History Center, the municipal historian of Stamford, is an educational and research institution whose primary functions are to collect, conserve, interpret, and share artifacts and information relating to greater Stamford, to engage citizens in the telling of their stories. The organization, located at 1508 High Ridge Road, is dedicated to preserving regional history and our varied cultural heritage. We provide opportunities for our community to understand and experience the past through our library, the presentation of exhibits and displays, lectures, demonstrations, special events, participatory programs, and tours of the unique Hoyt-Barnum House, built in 1699.