Wednesday, August 20, 2003
Theres more than a new addition to the Westport Historical Society Җ theres a new name. The new facility will be called the Westport History Center at Wheeler House.
The new name was announced to members in the societyҒs newsletter mailed this week.
John Lupton, executive director, said the new name more accurately reflects the mission and goals of the society.
The name of the umbrella organization will remain the Westport Historical Society. Wheeler House is the name of the Victorian mansion that houses the organization on Avery Place opposite Westports Town Hall.
The new addition will be inaugurated next month with an exhibit called ғTV Neighbors: Westport and Weston Television Performers and Personalities 1946-2003.
EditorԒs Note: The editor of WestportNow is a director-at-large of the Westport Historical Society.
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