Sunday, May 6, 2018
Public Access

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11:00am [11:00am] Woodbridge Barn Open House
The Manchester Historical Society invites the public to free open houses of the restored eighteenth-century Woodbridge Barn and the grounds of its Woodbridge farmstead from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on these Sundays: May 6, 20 and then continuing on the second and fourth Sundays of the month: June 10, 24; July 8, 22; August 12, 26; September 9, 23; October 14, 28. The farmstead is located in Manchester Green at 495 East Middle Turnpike, near its intersection with Woodbridge Street. Visitors can park at the municipal lot behind the Senior Center, and along the street that runs between the Senior Center and the farmstead itself. From the street, walk to the backyard using the grass driveway between the house and Woodbridge Pizza. The Woodbridge farmstead was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999. The barn contains displays of farm tools and equipment. Info about local history: www.manchesterhistory.org

[1:00pm] Manchester Historical Society Presents: The Flying Tigers
The Manchester Historical Society invites the public to a “Flying Tigers” program on Sunday, May 6 at 1:00 p.m., at the Manchester History Center, 175 Pine Street. Tom Pandolfi will present the illustrated talk and exhibit about this “American Volunteer Group,” which became the Flying Tigers. Tom's background includes Green Berets, 27 months in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam, beginning in 1961. He devotes all his time now to veteran care and issues. Parking for the lecture is available along Pleasant Street, off Forest Street (no on-street parking) as well as in a small lot north of the History Center. $5 for non-members, $3 for Society members, and free for children under age 16. More about local history at www.manchesterhistory.org