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The Taggart Collection Opening Reception
May 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
New Canaan resident, Bill Taggart and his niece, Alison Taggart-Barone, made an extraordinary gift of their complete family records to the New Canaan Historical Society in May, 2017. Highlights from the entire collection will be on display in the Silvermine Room of the Historical Society through July 3rd with an opening reception to be held on Friday, May 4th at 6:00 pm. Bill Taggart will give a brief talk on his family’s collection.
Descendants of the Taggart family have lived in New Canaan for more than a hundred years and had owned a 95-acre dairy farm off Oenoke Ridge. The collection contains hundreds of documents, photographs and all kinds of memorabilia that showcase the amazing history of this family.
Please RSVP for the reception to email@example.com or call (203) 966-1776 ex. 2.
The New Canaan Historical Society is located at 13 Oenoke Ridge in New Canaan, CT 06840. www.nchistory.org
Photo caption: “Marine and Sub-Marine,” Bill Taggart and his brother Rush Taggart, Jr. c.1940s