Lenox: 1919 ice famine history program

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Historian and author Dennis Picard will give Tea & Talk on "The Ice Famine of 1919" at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, 104 Walker St. A Victorian tea will follow.

Picard's presentation will include images of the progression of ice harvesting, the innovation of man-made ice and refrigeration, as well as an exhibit of ice harvesting tools.

Tickets cost $28 for advance reservations and $32 day of the event. Space is limited. Reservations are recommended by calling 413-637-3206.

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