May 042015

The AcademyIt’s Spring at last.  Come to the lovely Orange Green to enjoy a taste of the past with the 1805 church and 1878 Academy to remind you of days gone by.

The Orange Historical Society has given the Academy,605 Orange Center Road, a new “look” from its days as a high school and meeting house as an antique shops with displays of old Orange and old antiques & collectibles to delight with “once was.”

The gift giving season is upon us and the society has many unique items for those special occasions and you might was to see the collection of postcards of Connecticut towns that are fast being bought by collectors and historical societies alike.  The shop is open every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For information call 203-795-3106.

Jan 222014

The AcademyHas the snow kept you indoors?  With the roads clear, take a trip to the Orange Historical Society Museum, 605 Orange Center Road, for a look at the past, where life was slow and folks didn’t have to worry about the snow keeping them indoors and off the busy highways.

The society has an antique shop as well as museum to shop, out of the hustle and bustle of the mall for the many gift giving holidays coming up.

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and the shop has a wonderful selection of vintage jewelry…one of a kind and sure to make a hit.

Open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information call 203-795-3106.

Dec 152012

Frances Vadney at the Academy Museum

You won’t believe the many Christmas gifts and decorations for sale at The Academy Museum Antique Shop, 605 Orange Center Road, has tables and tables of new and old items for those special and hard to shop for family members, vintage toys for the grownup “kids,” and toys and dolls for young kids

Also, fine china, vintage linens, pottery, and glassware for the hostess in the family and let’s not forget the antique collector for those unique kitchen items that the Orange Historical Society has collected over the years.

If you haven’t visited the Antique shop in a while be sure to stop by before Christmas.

The Academy is open every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and think, centrally located and no mall traffic.

For information call Ginny at 203-795-3106

Originally Published on: Dec 9, 2012