For this year’s Connecticut Open House Day on June 11th, Board members in colonial dress provided tours of the house, lectures on Colonial Clothing and a demonstration of Hearth Cooking to visitors from throughout the State. Despite the rain showers, the crowd marveled at the baking and open fire cooking. Especially interesting was a preview of how colonial men, women and children dressed. And of course the Secret Room was a hit.
The Event again reflected a renewed policy to tailor the Deacon John Grave House to community