Grant brings Eliza and Franklin Haven home

THESE PORTRAITS OF 19th-century Vergennes storeowners Eliza and Franklin Haven will go on display at the Bixby Memorial Library. They were recently purchased by the Vergennes Historical Society with financial help from Co-op Insurance and Gaines Insurance. Shown are Stone Block Antiques owner Greg Hamilton, left, Historical Society President David Welch and Society member Susan Ferland.

Thanks to a 2023 Community Grant through Co-operative Insurance Companies and Gaines Insurance Agency, the oil portraits of Eliza and Franklin Haven have been acquired by the Vergennes Historical Society from antique dealer Greg Hamilton of Stone Block Antiques.

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