Jewelry And Wedding Gowns Presentation At MCHS

Join antique and vintage jewelry enthusiast Nancy Cooper on Wed., June 29 at 2 p.m. at the Morris County Historical Society Acorn Hall for a special guided presentation on the exquisite jewelry and historic wedding gowns of “Fine, Fancy, and Fashionable: 125 Years Dressing the Bride.”

Cooper, a longtime MCHS volunteer, shares her passion, knowledge, and collection of jewelry which includes cameos, brooches, necklaces, watches, and crosses; even one embellished with human hair. The presentation also offers an in-depth look at the wedding gowns and bridal attire in the exhibit, and a glimpse of the people who wore them.

Following the presentation, light refreshments will be served on Acorn Hall’s historic Back Porch. The Oak Leaf Gallery Gift Shop, with its selection of vintage and Victorian-inspired jewelry, will also be available. Space is limited to attend this special presentation; pre-payment is required upon making a reservation.

For reservations, call the MCHS at 973-267-3465 or email, The cost to attend the event is $15 per adult, $12 per senior, and $7 per student. The admission price may be applied toward a membership with the MCHS.

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