Sunday, June 7 at 2:00 pm

Ins and Outs of the Carriage Era

CoachingGentlemen, if offered a ride in a coach, would you sit inside or on top?

Ladies, why did you ride side saddle?

What is a Splinter Bar?

Learn the answers to these questions and more during a tour of the Carriage Museum at Orleton Farm (31 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge) on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.. Visitors will have the opportunity to view photographs of coaches in action and more than 40 carriages ranging from ones used every day to those used in High Society. Mary Stokes Waller of Orleton Farm will also help us understand proper carriage-era etiquette.

 

Light refreshments will be offered.
$10 suggested donation.
Space is limited and reservations are required. Please call the Stockbridge Library at (413) 298-5501 for more information or to make a reservation.



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