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The Taggart Collection Opening Reception

May 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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 or call (203) 966-1776 ex. 2.

The New Canaan Historical Society is located at 13 Oenoke Ridge in New Canaan, CT 06840.

Photo caption: “Marine and Sub-Marine,” Bill Taggart and his brother Rush Taggart, Jr. c.1940s


May 4, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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New Canaaan Historical Society
13 Oenoke Ridge Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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(203) 966-1776


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