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From Wharf to Waterfall: Deep River and the Industrial Revolution

  • Organization Name:
    Deep River Historical Society

  • Organization City:
    Deep River

  • Amount Awarded:
    $11,688.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY19

  • Grant Summary:

    Funding will allow Deep River Historical Society to reorganize the Munson Gallery within the 1842 Stone House Museum into a long-term exhibit: “From Wharf to Waterfall: Deep River and the Industrial Revolution.” This exhibit will highlight Deep River¬ís artisan and industrial heritage. Visitors will be presented with artifacts relating to the stories of the many factories on the Deep River, their unique products that had national appeal, the significant role that the importation of ivory and Pratt, Read & Co. played in the community¬ís development, and how Pratt, Read & Co. adapted to the changing consumer climate over time. Grand opening gala will be held May 4, 2020.


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