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2017-08-09 / Arts & Entertainment

“Remembering Yesteryear” Exhibit Features Ebenezer Foote’s Chair


Margie Hume of Delhi shows the chair she recently donated to the Delhi Historical Society. 
Contributed photo Margie Hume of Delhi shows the chair she recently donated to the Delhi Historical Society. Contributed photo On Saturday, Aug. 12, get another glimpse of the past through an exhibit featuring local quilts, hat pins, toys, business advertisements and much more. DHS will host the “Remembering Yesteryear” exhibit from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Cannon House, 47 Main Street in Delhi. The exhibit will feature a chair once owned by Ebenezer Foote.

The chair was recently donated to the Delhi Historical Society by Margie Hume, (pictured with the chair). Margie’s father, Doug Hume, was an accomplished Delhi woodworker. The chair was given to him in lieu of payment for work that he did for a neighbor, Ebenezer’s great-granddaughter, Kate Foote.

The Delhi Historical Society works to promote history and historical research in Delhi; visit www.delhinyhistory.org. To join, send a check for $10 made payable to DHS to 5 Elm Street, Delhi, NY 13753. Donations are appreciated; visit www.facebook.com/delhihistoricalsociety with questions or call Lisa Robinson at 607-746-3504 for more information.

The next program hosted by the Delhi Historical Society will be Tuesday, Aug. 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Cannon Free Library. County Historian Gabrielle Pierce will present The History of the Delaware County Poorhouse.

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