Chimney Point State Historic Site is set to host its first “Blast from the Past” program of 2019 on the porch. “How to Weed Your Attic” will take place on Sunday, July 21st, from 2 to 4 pm.
Archivists Elizabeth H. Dow and Lucinda P. Cockrell will share their insights and advice on how to “weed” your attic of junk, without destroying history. They will offer a presentation followed by questions. Attendees are welcome to bring items or photos of items to ask for advice.
The program is included in the price of regular site admission ($5 adults/free under 15). Copies of Dow and Cockrell’s new book, How to Weed Your Attic: Getting Rid of Junk without Destroying History, will be available for purchase and signing.
Other summer “Blast from the Past” programs include “Historic Clocks and Watches Afternoon,” (August 11, noon to 4 pm) and “Working with Fiber,” (August 18, 2 to 4 pm).
The Chimney Point State Historic Site is located at 8149 VT Route 17 in Addison, at the Vermont foot of the Lake Champlain Bridge. Call (802) 759-2412 for information.
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