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Weston Historical Society Lands County Bank As First Annual Sponsor

Fairfield County Bank has become the first annual sponsor of the Weston Historical Society.
Fairfield County Bank has become the first annual sponsor of the Weston Historical Society. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Weston Historical Society

WESTON, Conn. -- The Weston Historical Society announced that Fairfield County Bank has become its first annual sponsor.

“We are very grateful for the bank’s important support for our educational programs and exhibitions,” said Dallas Kersey, the historical society’s President. “We must depend on the support of our members, donors, and other businesses to maintain the Coley Homestead and to make it possible to produce interesting programs.”

In the past 15 months, the historical society has had more than 3,200 visitors to the Coley Homestead property on Weston Road. Every month there is a program – some large, some small – at the Coley Homestead. Its archives of Weston history is growing monthly.

“The Weston Historical Society is an important part of the cultural fabric of Weston and Fairfield County,” said Daniel Berta, Fairfield County Bank President. “We are privileged to contribute to its on-going mission in the community.”

The next major educational program at the historical society will be “Memories of World War II.” This will begin in October and extend through March, 2017. It will include nine lectures by college/university professors including some from the U.S. Military Academy; five movies about the war; a major exhibition of World War II artifacts including uniforms, military vehicles, photographs, and equipment; and stories about what Weston was like during the war.

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