Tuesday, December 13, 2016

NBHS - 5th Annual Holiday Party


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The New Boston Historical Society held their 5th annual Holiday party on Dec 11, 2016. These are a few photos from the event.

Early Toys exhibit
- Terrie, Sue, Debbie and Lisa, all in red. 
      Terrie Wallace and Debbie Harpe are NBHS volunteers; Sue Carr is my sister.



- and the special toy exhibit.

John got right into the toy barn with his camera. 
The barn was made by Willard Williams for his sister Betsy Moody when her daughter Sarah was little.
Dick Moody says it is an accurate model of the Moodys' barn, right down to the posts and beams and horses' names written over the stalls (not visible in photos

Betsy Whitman lead  us in sing-a-long of Christmas Carols

Mom and Susan

A very nice selection of Christmas goodies served next to the fireplace

More treats

Patty Grosso and Betty Poltrack on either side of Frances and Howard Towne. 
      Howard received the Boston Post cane given to NB's oldest citizen.

Jim Dane
Rubber molded figures


The barn was made by Willard Williams for his sister Betsy Moody when her daughter Sarah was little.
Dick Moody says it is an accurate model of the Moodys' barn, right down to the posts and beams and horses' names written over the stalls (not visible in photos).
Farmer and chickens in the barn
Even a dog
MILLIONS play it!

Radio Car

China doll with multiple wigs
A fire added to the festive atmosphere



The honeymoon express

No plastic in those days

Buddy L truck from the 1920s

Watching the late afternoon sun