Guests of the Chatham Historical Society's Fundraiser on April 3rd got a peek at some antique treasures though the eyes of a professional appraiser. The outcome ran the gamut from a $10,000 painting to a $25 silver plated salver. Not everyone who paid extra for an evaluation, however, ended up with a smile.
The Society is busy with several school programs this year in an ongoing effort to share Chatham's history.
June 19, 2014 marks the 100th Anniversary of the train station.
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This illustrated lecture by Janet W. Foster will focus on domestic architecture in the era of Queen Victoria.
It will also explain why calling a building “Victorian” doesn’t help describe what it looks like, or even when it was built. The many architectural expressions of the period from about 1840 to 1900 will be touched upon, including the style called Queen Anne. Local examples will be used occasionally, but be prepared for an exciting, fast-paced survey of buildings from across the United States.