May 28 - 29, 2021 - The Milford Preservation Trust invites you to attend an Open House at the John Downs House, also known as the "Minuteman House" on Friday and Saturday.
Friday, May 28, 2021 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, May 29, 2021 from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
139 North Street
Milford, CT 06460
(Please park in the rear)
Artifacts such as a complete clay pipe, an Hibernian halfpenny b(first half 18th Century), a musketball will all be on display found at the "dig" behind the House done in the summer 2020; as well as artifacts from an ancient Native village with a lithic axe which dates from 4000-6000 years of age. Many other artifacts of colonial and native Milford sites will be on display.
Meet Awashonks of the Sakonnet people who will greet people to the exhibit.
A $5.00 donation is suggested to restore the House to the year 1775.
The overriding mission of the Milford Preservation is to save Milford's historic places and properties. We encourage the protection of what remains of our historic places by using federal, state, and local laws and regulations.