Gamewell Fire Alarm
Matt Wells will talk about the the Gamewell Fire Alarm System. Early alarm boxes used this telegraph system, and were the main method of calling the fire department in the days before the telephone. The presentation will be at 7:30 p.m., March 18th, in the Museum.
Wedding Gown Display Opens March 1
The Fairport Museum re-opens for the season on Saturday, March 1st from 9:00-11:00 a.m.
Eleven exquisite wedding gowns are showcased in a new exhibit, which runs until July 31, 2014. Come visit us to see the changes in styles throughout the years. "Decades of I Do: Wedding Gowns of the 20th Century" is open during regular museum hours.
Admission is free!
Author - Rosalie Gabbert
Children's author, Rosalie Gabbert will sign her book: Mr. Bee Man: The Story of Lorenzo Lorraine Langstroth, Father of American Beekeeping on Saturday, March 22nd from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m., at the Museum. Sheila Jarkins created the illustrations to imitate the traditional work of the nineteenth century.
Books will be available for purchase.