Once America’s largest privately owned department store, G. Fox & Co. operated in downtown Hartford, Connecticut, from 1847 until 1993. This presentation by the Connecticut Historical Society wil bring you back in time to Fox’s heyday, as we go from floor to floor and recall the various departments. You’ll also learn about Beatrice Fox Auerbach, the remarkable woman who made every visit to Fox’s special. Please pre-register in person or at 203-891-2170. Presented by the Friends of the Library in celebration of their 25th anniversary.
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May 20, 2017 @ 1:00 pm