Gilford Old Home Day T-Shirts featuring this year's theme of "Super Heroes Among Us!" are available at the Gilford Library, the Gilford Village Store and the Gilford Parks and Recreation Office. This year's Old Home Day is scheduled for Saturday, August 24. Pictured are, top photo, police officers Douglas Wall, left, and Dan O'Neill, right. In the bottom photo are firefighters Nick Proulx, left, and Tom Aselton, right. (Courtesy photo)
Last Updated on Friday, 16 August 2013 09:59
GILFORD — The Belknap County Conservation District is holding its annual Fall Bulb Sale Fundraiser. Orders are due by Wednesday, September 11. A wide verity of crocus, tulip, daffodil, narcissi, hyacinth, and allium will be on sale. Order forms and plant descriptions can be found at www.belknapccd.org or can be mailed by contacting the office at 527-5880.
Last Updated on Friday, 16 August 2013 09:52
GILFORD — In conjunction with Gilford Old Home Day, Gilford's three historical buildings, the 1838 Rowe farmhouse, the 1834 Meetinghouse and the 1837 Grange, will be open for tours Saturday, August 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The 1838 Rowe farmhouse at 88 Belknap Mountain Road will feature various artifacts such an icebox, glass milk bottles, three Rumford fireplaces, and the furnishings and other familiar items. The herb garden has been revitalized and the perennial gardens made more attractive. The Historical Society thanks all the Opechee Garden Club members and volunteers for dedicating their time and talent to the Rowe House Gardens.
At the 1834 Meetinghouse, located at 24 Belknap Mountain Road across from the entrance to the Village Field, chairs can be rented for $1. The area provides an ideal spot to watch the parade. Inside there are various areas with interesting artifacts from the town's history.
At the 1857 Grange, located on 8 Belknap Mountain Road at the beginning of the parade route, the Homestead Room, Grange Kitchen, and Village Store will be open for tours. New this year, there is a special showing of a Victorian Mourning dress that was donated by Molly and Bill Connelly.
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State Senator Jeanie Forrester, left, of Meredith, and District One Executive Councilor Ray Burton, second from left, attended the 50th Anniversary Dinner of the Alexandria Volunteer Fire Department.They are shown presenting a Senate Resolution and letter of commendation to Mark Chevalier, Fire Chief, and Assistant Fire Commissioner Tom Moore. (Courtesy photo)
Last Updated on Friday, 16 August 2013 09:23