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Contents Volume 6, Number 2 From the President • 5


St. Philips Brick Church celebrates 150 years of service to


the community. t Page 6


St. Philips’ 150th anniversary and events • 6 There’s a celebration going on, and you are invited.


The 2011 Founders Gala • 8


Great music, great friends, and a great cause make a beautiful evening. Research Center and Library


behind the scenes of a significant gift • 10


The magnificent MESDA resources for learning and research will now see the light of day.


New to the Collections • 14


Silver, surveyor, sumptuous! New to the Collections. Page 14


Bespoke objects from the 18th and 19th centuries. ANNUAL REPORT • 18


Old Salem Museums & Gardens reports on progress


and projects a path for the future in this special section. Dallas Sink bequest • 22


She loved her work, she loved her church, she left a legacy. Our Spirited Ancestors exhibit • 23


A special exhibit highlights the decorative art of drink. Halloween in Salem • 26


There’s no better place to celebrate than Old Salem.


The Miksch House programming • 28 Old Salem’s first single family residence reaps bountiful harvest as a gardens tour hub.


Explore the customs,


furniture, and ceramics of liquid entertainment. Page 23


Calendar of Events • 31


There’s lots to do with a trio of holidays, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas—all at Old Salem. Don’t miss a day.


Special music events


mark the holiday season. t Page 34


Halloween at Old Salem: special events for family and friends. t Page 26


Exciting things are going on at the


Old Salem Library and MESDA


Research Center. t Page 10


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