Tag Archives: CT OPEN HOUSE DAY 2015

Catherine Whall Smith enjoyed CT Open House Day 2015

One event done – now time to move onto the next.  Participating in CT OPEN HOUSE DAY 2015 helped me to clean-up, organize, and reflect on some of my art.  When the work is in progress sometimes each step becomes … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . welcomes YOU and Marge and Gould into her home.

So just for fun, I decided to dress up my two mannequins “Marge” and “Gould” to welcome visitors to my home to celebrate Connecticut Open House Day 2015 this Saturday, June 13th. My mother-in-law Margery Smith was an expert seamstress, … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares some photos of the Atwood Farm

Yesterday, I decided to check out one of my favorite spots to take photos of rolled hay packed in white plastic.  A quick 6 minute drive from my home @ 44 Chaplin Street brought me to the Atwood Farm located … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares a story about the Gurley Tavern or better known as “The Quilt Shop” in Chaplin

When we moved into our home over 40 years ago – our neighbor at the time was a local legend – Ruth Snow Bowen, one of the foremost quilt makers in Connecticut.  Her home was known as The Quilt Shop. … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . here is one destination for you on June 13th, 2015 for the statewide CT OPEN HOUSE DAY

Our home is located to the south of the Old Store on Chaplin Street, and “was built sometime between 1828, when Isaac Goodell bought an acre and 17 rods from Luther Ripley for $125 and 1835, when Isaac sold the … Continue reading

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