Quaker Sale Specialty

The Quaker Meeting yard sale on Saturday, October 8, will have a special table featuring stamps, covers, postcards, photographs, ephemera and artwork.

            Proceeds will benefit the Priscilla Hathaway Scholarship Fund being established for a student of the arts at Old Rochester Regional High School by the Hathaway Family through the Mattapoisett Land Trust of which she was a cofounder.

            The scores of area interest items include a Giles Dunn insurance policy for the Long Plain Friends Meeting House in Acushnet, a photograph of the first trolley car run in East Fairhaven, an 1841 document involving Elijah Willis and Warren Akins of Rochester and two Dartmouth postcards picturing the salt works in Padanaram.

            A series of Ronald and Nancy Reagan color photos, including one with Queen Elizabeth and another with Pope John Paul will also be available.

            Sale hours are 8:30 to noon.

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