The town of Orange is celebrating its bicentennial in 2022. In the digital age, it is easy to take for granted the availability of information via smart phones, the internet, applications, and social media. The Orange Historical Society (OHS) recently compiled and opened a unique exhibit which reminds viewers that the digital age owes much to the communication technology in the late-nineteenth century through the twentieth century. Located at the OHS's Academy Building in the town's historic district, the exhibit features examples of communication technology ranging from telegraphs and turn of the century candlestick to rotary dial phones and the equipment used by electric linemen.

The OHS is active in the community hosting numerous local events including hearth cooking classes and viewings of the historic district and historic homes like the Stone Otis House on Orange Center Road. Like many historical societies in the state, the OHS takes tremendous pride...

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