A Late Summer Evening Serenade

Members of the Deacon John Grave Fooundation, Madison Historical Society, Garden Club Of Madison and the Charlotte L. Evarts Memorial Archives enjoyed the big band sounds of the George Mansion Band. The event marks the fourth year of a joint Grave Foundation and Madison Historical Society sponsored mixer. The evening’s highlight was the band’s final […] Read more »

A Great, Late Summer Mixer on Our House Grounds

Tunes from the Great American Songbook resonated throughout the grounds and gardens of the Grave House as performed by the George Manstan Big Band. A large crowd of members of the Grave Foundation, Madison Historical Society, CLEMA and the Madison Garden Club gathered to picnic and enjoy wine/beer refreshments. These […] Read more »

2015 Annual Meeting

We held our annual meeting on May 19th.  New officers were elected to serve a two year term after which our featured speaker was Connecticut writer Anne Farrow who spoke and read selections from her book The Logbooks. If you would like to see Anne Farrow’s entire talk with questions and answers, […] Read more »

Spring (Finally) Tavern Night

Our Tavern fans really know how to mark their calendars. We hosted our Spring (Finally) Tavern night on March 28th from 6:30 to 9:30 with a sellout crowd by 6:45pm. Board member volunteers in colonial garb worked really hard in the hearth oven (pounded cheese, sweet potato soup with cornbread, […] Read more »

Second Annual Madison Picnic Mixer

On the glorious late afternoon of September 7, members of the Deacon John Grave Foundation, the Madison Historical Society, the Charlotte L. Evarts Memorial Archives and the Garden Club of Madison enjoyed picnics and the sounds of the great American songbook as performed by the 12-piece George Manston Big Band. […] Read more »