Monroe Senior Center, Monroe, CT Phone: 203-261-1383.
The Monroe Historical Society is offering a look back to the Golden Age of Railroading for its annual spring glimpse into the past.
The tour May 31 (Saturday) covers the sites of four old wooden railway stations once vital to the rhythm of life in Monroe-Stepney and Stevenson Depots, Pepper Crossing and a stop off Hammertown Road known simply as Monroe Station. Open to society members and non-members alike. The tour is conducted by bus, starting at 10 a.m. sharp from the Monroe Senior Center--where there is ample parking--and the itinerary covers two stops in the morning and two in the afternoon with a noon stopover for lunch in Wolfe Park where there are restroom facilities. Cost of the tour is $10 for members, $15 for non-members, discounted to $5 for seniors and students. Tickets are to be available soon at the Monroe Senior Center and the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library. Space is limited. Additional information is also available from Marven Moss at firstname.lastname@example.org