The Guilford Historical Society will hold its annual plant and bake sale on Saturday, May 17 , from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm, rain or shine. The sale will take place in the algiers section of guilford at Richmond’s Garage at the corner of US Route 5 (the Coolidge highway) and the Guilford Center Road, one mile south of exit 1 of I-91 and opposite the Guilford Country Store.
The sale will feature plants that are all moderately priced and that have been locally raised. There will also be a variety of baked goods from some of the finest cooks in the Guilford area. Pies, cookies, and other delicacies will be offered.
The sale will benefit the society’s work in maintaining the 1822 Guilford Historical Museum, the 1837 Guilford Center Meeting House, and the 1797 brick one room school house. The society also offers programs to the public on issues related to the town’s history.
Persons willing to donate their plants to the sale are asked to pot them in advance and then bring them to Richmond’s Garage between 8:00 and 9:00 am on sale day, May 17. Baked goods should also be brought at that time. If donors of plant or baked goods have questions, they may call Mary Sargent at 257-0004 or Sshirley Squires at 254-2468.