Tuesday Treasure: Era of Machines

June 16th, 2020

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Take a step back in time to when Westport’s river banks were lined with factories, and industry was growing as rapidly as the train lines. See collections objects from factories in town like the Saugatuck Button Factory, and Embalmers Supply Company.Hear how the Kemper Tannery on the site of what is today, Westport Country Playhouse, used to employ men and women in the leather trade and get a close-up view of the other items that were manufactured in Westport. 

 

Tuesday Treasures is a Westport Museum programming series showcasing objects from the collection not normally on public view. See and hear the stories behind some of the most unique, mysterious and impactful artifacts in our community.  

 

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