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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Celebrate the Erector Set and the amazing A.C. Gilbert in New Haven



NEW HAVEN - In honor of the 100th Anniversary of A.C. Gilbert’s patent for the Erector Set, the New Haven Museum will present a drop-in family program from 1 to 3 p.m.  July 7, at 114 Whitney Ave.
"Using sidewalk chalk on the Museum’s plaza, children and families are invited to design structures based on ones built with Erector Sets and learn more about Gilbert’s company in New Haven," a release said. "There will also be contemporary Erector Sets on hand for children and families to test and create their designs."
Admission is free and open to the public. Donations are welcomed. 
For more information, contact the Museum at (203) 562-4183 ext. 11 or education@newhavenmuseum.org
The Museum is also open to the public free of charge from 1 to 4 pm on July 7, the release said.

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