Dress Talks



Weekly Dress Talks are continuing at the Monmouth County Library’s Eastern Branch featuring curators from the Shrewsbury Historical Society.

The Historical Society has offered the series for throughout the Spring, beginning with three programs in April, and continuing weekly in May

The talks focus on the historic and beautiful wedding gowns in the Society’s collection, some of which are now on display at the Eastern Branch, located at 1001 Route 35. Curators tell visitors some of the stories behind the dresses, as well as the restoration process each has gone through in order to be preserved and displayed in the Historical Society’s collections.

The next Dress Talk will be Tuesday May 17 at 2 p.m., followed by the last talk in May on May 25 at 7 p.m. There are three additional talks scheduled for June 9, June 16 and June 28 at various hours both during the day and in the evening.

Registration is available by calling the library at 732-683-8980.

For further information on the Historical Society, which is located in the Borough of Shrewsbury Municipal Complex at the historic Four Corners, visit their website at ShrewsburyHistoricalSocietynj.org, or write the Society at P.O. Box 333, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702.

Visits to the Museum are by appointment only and can be made by calling 732-530-7974, or 732747-3635 or e-mail ShrewsburyHistoricalSociety@gmail.com

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