Our Collection Committee reviews and must approve all donations of archival material or objects to the Museum. If you would like to make a donation, please email MaryBeth Applegate or Richard Straub. We would need to view or have a photograph of the item, and any history you can provide.
We cannot give an appraisal for any items donated. The Board will determine if the items are appropriate for the house.
MaryBeth Applegate at
or you can leave a message at 203-265-4025
The 13 Original Colonies 1776-1976 Bicentennial Commemorative Spoon Collection International Silver Company. Each spoon is 6 inches long and has the Eagle surrounded by 13 Stars on the handle, the Name of The Colony on the middle of the handle and, the State Seal on the bowl of the Spoon. The Back of the Handle of Each Spoon has 2 Flags and is marked, "International IS Bicentennial 1776-1976."The spoons included are Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Connecticut, Delaware, Rhode Island, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.
The Presidential Spoon Collection are by William Rogers Silver Co. Each spoon is 6" in length and features an engraving of the President's name on the handle, an image depicting a historic event which occurred during his term on the bowl, as well as an engraved image of each President on the handle tip. The collection on the left is gold dipped and has 36 spoons (including Lyndon Johnson) and the one on the right is silver plate and has 37 spoons (including Richard Nixon.)