The West Haven Historical Society announces its plans for September which includes a unique “Pet Pawtraits” event. That activity is a photo-shoot scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 14, 10 -noon at the Poli House 686 Savin Ave., opposite the Green.
Professional photographer Joy Bush will take photos of family pets- dogs and cats- in the back yard of the Society’s house. The cost is $22. Dogs must be on a leash when brought to the site that morning.
On Saturday, Sept. 21 at 10, the Historical Society plans a Walking Tour of the Elm Street-Wood Street-Union Avenue neighborhoods. This popular event called “Burgers, Brews, and History Too” will showcase historic homes, businesses, education, and transportation facilities that earmarked the area in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The tour will start at Elm Street near the site of the former Waddingham Mansion destroyed by a fire in the early i900s. The excursion will also include lunch at a local restaurant. Cost of the tour is $15 for adults, $8 for children 12 and under. Call Jon for further information (203) 933-0081.