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245 Main Street

Deep River, CT. 06417

Visiting Hours

2 PM - 4 PM

Saturday & Sunday

245 Main Street

Deep River, CT 06417

Visiting Hours

2 - 4 PM

Sat & Sun

First Annual Orphan Car Show Success

Thank you to all you brought your cars or just came out to see these beautiful cars at the First Annual Orphan Car Show held on Family Day at the Deep River Historical Society.  It was a big success. Sixty-two cars arrived for a day of great weather, fun, music and good friends. The variety of cars was amazing with some interesting surprises along the way. Coffee food and snacks were provided by the Nest and Chris’s Hot Dogs. Music, provided by our sponsors Taylor Designs and Accurate Oil Co., kept our toes tapping all day long. Visitors had a chance to view the exhibits in the Stone House for the last time before we change things up with a grant from CT Humanities. Look for our new exhibit to open next year. Wharf to Waterfall will be an exploration of the Deep River and the Mills and Factories that took their power from the stream and brought prosperity to Deep River with resources from all over the world. 

Winners

Truck Category 

1st place:  Bruce Edgerton for his 1949 Chevy Pick Up

2nd Place:  Deep River Fire Department for Beulah 1928 Maxim Pumper

3rd Place:  Jim Olson 1949 Nash Tow Truck

Non Orphan Category

1st Place: Peter Tytla 1934 Ford 

2nd Place: Bill West 1936 Ford Roadster 

3rd Place: Bruce Edgerton 1915 Ford Model T

Orphan Category 

1st Place: Cliff Baker 1929 Viking 

2nd Place: Pat McPherson 1948 MG 

3rd Place: Mike Carparelli 1971 Plymouth Road Runner

Congratulations to all Hope yo u see you next year. 

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