WALPOLE, N.H. – Local historian, antiques expert, and author Ron Patch will give an illustrated tour of items in the Walpole Historical Society’s collection Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the Walpole Town Hall at 7 p.m.
Ron Patch, of Chester, Vt., has been an antiques dealer for nearly half a century. He is president of the Chester Historical Society and a weekly columnist in The Vermont Journal and The Shopper. His column, “Local History,” is widely read and appreciated.
Using a slideshow, Ron will talk about significant pieces in the Walpole collection, which he will compare to examples from other regions, using close-up slides illustrating differences in design and technique.
Ron will include the society’s Huntington tall clock, eagle weathervane, Hannah Davis hatboxes, the Sheraton two-drawer bag table, and more.
The event is free and open to all. Refreshments will be served.