Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Take a walk through history in New Haven

NEW HAVEN - The New Haven Museum and The New Haven Preservation Trust will hold a special walking tour entitled "Grand & Wallace: A Neighborhood Lost" at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 5, according to a release.

"On this walking tour of a neighborhood lost to redevelopment, relive the hustle and bustle of this area through oral histories featuring former residents who vividly recall St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Hamilton Street School, Volpe’s Pharmacy, The New Haven Clock Company, Marzullo’s Pastry Shop, Lilian’s Paradise," and more, the release said.

The tour will be led by exhibition guest co-curator Elizabeth Pratt Fox and John Ragozzino, chairman of the St. Patrick’s Neighborhood Reunion Committee and a former Wallace Street resident, the release said.

Meet the tour at the intersection of Wallace Street and Grand Avenue. Admission is free; donations are welcomed. For more information, contact Michelle Cheng at (203) 562-4183 ext. 11 or

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