DCHA exhibit features gizmos and gadgets

Delhi — Join the Delaware County Historical Association (DCHA) on Friday afternoon, May 25 for the opening of the latest exhibit in the Elijah Thomas Gallery with a wine and cheese reception.

Items on display will include all types of tools from carpentry and household wares to specialized gadgets relating to blacksmithing, sewing and farming, including an 1881 “Mitreing Machine,” patented by Nathan J. Kinch of Walton, some tools once used by noted covered-bridge builder Robert Murray, a silver spoon mold, a “caponizing” kit, and a number of veterinary tools once used by Dr. Albert All, DVM, of Andes in the mid-20th century. All tools on display are part of DCHA’s museum collections.

Admission to the exhibit is free. Items in the exhibit will be on display until August 26.  For more information call DCHA at 607 746-3849, e-mail dcha@delhi.net , or on the web at: www.dcha-ny.org.

DCHA is located 2.5 miles north of the village of Delhi on state Highway 10.