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Franklin Johnson House to host event on history of Wallingford trolleys

Franklin Johnson House to host event on history of Wallingford trolleys



The Wallingford Historic Preservation Trust is slated to host an event on the history of trolleys in Wallingford.

The event is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. May 18 at the Franklin Johnson House, 153 S. Main St.

Guest speaker Tom Laurenson is a member of the Shore Line Trolley Museum in Branford and the visitor's center in East Haven. He also is affiliated with the Branford Electric Railroad Association.

The event features slides of the trolleys showing how they ran through Wallingford and information on the rise and fall of the trolley system.

Tours of the Franklin Johnson House will be provided after the program. This program is free and open to the public.

— Lauren Takores


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