The Woonsocket Historical Society
McCarthy's Exhibit Extended to September 6
Due to the popular response to the McCarthy's Department Store exhibit, the Woonsocket Historical Society has extended it toSaturday, September 6. On that day the French Heritage Festival will be taking place in River Island Park and folks will have the opportunity to visit the Historical Society to view the display. There will also be a yard sale taking place on the grounds.
Another opportunity to see the exhibit will be on Labor Day when the Museum of Work & Culture hosts its annual open house. The Woonsocket Historical Society is located in the rear of the museum building at 42 South Main Street, Woonsocket, RI
To accompany the McCarthy's exhibit, the Woonsocket Historical Society created a new t-shirt featuring the McCarthy clock. The price is $15 each, or 2 for $25. McCarthy mugs can also be purchased for $8.
Hours to view the exhibit are Saturdays 11-2 and Labor Day 10-4. There is no fee.