Cromwell Historical Society ‘Town of Iron Toys’ to show focus on mechanical banks
CROMWELL — The Cromwell Historical Culture will current an show following month, “The City of Iron Toys: The Mechanical Banking institutions of Cromwell’s J. & E. Stevens Co.,” curated by Richard Franklin Donohue, June 12 at 2 p.m. at the Stevens Frisbie Dwelling Barn, 395 Principal St.
In 1869, J. & E. Stevens began generating iron banks that carried out an action when coins had been deposited into them, according to a push release. Mechanical financial institutions rapidly became well-liked with the two young children and grown ups throughout The united states and over and above, it stated.