Room 1B

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19th Century silk two-piece dress

Two piece silk plaid "Sunday Best" or wedding dress. Dart fitted hand stitched bodice with ruching on bodice and sleeves; coat sleeves. Pleated skirt into waistband. Many hand stitched repairs on hem area of skirt.
(currently exhibited in room 1B on dress form)

Year (or year range): 
1850-1860
Approximate era: 
1851-1900

Framed portrait of James Goldsbury

Large wooden framed portrait of James Goldsbury (1797-1898)
Selectman 9 years; Justice of Peace, Town Treasurer, Son of Col. Jas. Goldsbury.
Built Goldsbury Homestead 1827. Blind 15 yrs. Died age 101.

Approximate era: 
1851-1900

The William Howard House

A photograph in frame and another framed description of the house (hung together)
William bought house known as Scott house during 1870s. He was son of Wm sr who was founder of the Congregational Church in 1829
They travelled extensively and donated a large collection of minerals and curiosities, some displayed in the case below.

Approximate era: 
don't know

Portrait - Elmyra Iversen

Portrait of Elmyra Iversen,1904 - 2002, Historical Society benefactress
Wife of Arthur Iversen

Approximate era: 
1976-2000
Donated by: 
Iversen family

Photo of Appleton Gale

A portrait of Appleton Gale (1829-1908), tax collector, lived on Gale Road

Approximate era: 
1851-1900

Photo of Ira Draper, 1805 - 1882

Photo of Ira Draper, 1805-1882
Selectman 1837-1842; 1844-1846
Town Clerk 1849-1857; 1857-1860
Representative to State Legislature
Lived at Mayo Four Corners, foot of North Orange Road

Year (or year range): 
1805-1882
Approximate era: 
1801-1850

Rocking Chair

Made by William H. Bass and used as a cradle for his daughter, Eva M. Bass
1854

Year (or year range): 
1854
Approximate era: 
1851-1900
Donated by: 
Bass familly

Photo of Rev. Amory Dwight Mayo, 1823-1905

Photo of Rev. Amory Dwight Mayo
Born in Warwick
Famous as a teacher, clergyman and author
Frequent visitor to Warwick
Gave Memorial Day Address 1904

Year (or year range): 
1823-1905
Approximate era: 
1851-1900

New Home Treadle Sewing Machine

Made in Orange MA in the early 1900s
For more information on the New Home Sewing Machine Company of Orange, MA, click here.

Advertisement in 1921

Year (or year range): 
1906
Approximate era: 
1901-1925
Donated by: 
4 H

Photo of Danford Tyler

Photo of Danford Tyler, 1812 - 1870
Married Emily Reed 1821-1900
Children: James D, Emily L, Moses Reed, and Mary (1853-1927)
He bought the William Hastings farm on the Richmond Road at the east end of Rum Brook Road in 1852. Had a store at Richmond Four Corners 1838-1845.
Deacon of Unitarian Church; Supt of Sunday School

Year (or year range): 
1812-1870
Approximate era: 
1801-1850
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