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Wilma Shaw Deicas to Discuss Her Book Life on a Dairy Farm in New Canaan, Connecticut
March 10, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lifelong New Canaan resident, Wilma Shaw Deicas, will share memories about growing up on her family’s dairy farm on March 10, at 11 am at the New Canaan Museum & Historical Society. She will highlight stories from her book Life on a Dairy Farm in New Canaan, Connecticut. The book includes 25 photos beginning in 1902, and may be purchased exclusively at the Historical Society for $5 each.
Wilma graduated from New Canaan High School in 1952, and was in the Marine Corps from 1952-1955. She raised a family in New Canaan and then worked at Silver Hill Hospital for 30 years as a Nursing Assistant.
Please join us for a look back on farm life in New Canaan. Refreshments will be served.
The New Canaan Museum & Historical Society is located at 13 Oenoke Ridge. For more information call (203) 966-1776 or go to www.nchistory.org.
Photo caption: Lesh Farm c. 1948. Photo by Wilma Shaw Deicas.