You didn’t have to be a fan of the Downton Abbey movie to have enjoyed the museum’s recent “Return to Downton Tea at the Downtown Depot.”
Guests had the opportunity to try ar vintage hat or mink stole.
Ginny Fullen is having fun.
Lawanna Morris is doing some last-minute food prep.
First Course—Lord Grantham’s Grand Roast Beef Rose, The Dowager’s Date Bread Sandwiches, Mr. Pamuk’s Pimento Cheese Sandwiches, Cora’s Cucumber Sandwiches.
Second Course—The Crawley’s Cranberry Scones, Lady Sybil’s Sugar & Cinnamon Scones.
Third Course—Lady Mary’s Madeleines, Sinking of the Titanic Shortbread Cookies, Mrs. Patmore’s Petit Fours, Sir Anthony’s Strawberries. Serving the guests were: Jeannette Albertson, Jim Buher, Byron Morris, and Jeff Routh (echoes of Mr. Carson).
Getting to know each other.
Emma Voris (at right) helped determine the door-prize winners. (l-r) Lawrence County Museum of History president, Rowena Cross-Najafi, presented guests Chris Pierce with a Downton movie companion book. Cece Pierce received a gift card for two tickets to see the movie at Bedford’s Regal Theatre, and Cassie Wheatley received a 2020 Downton calendar.
Bill Borden brought his Model A Ford, which had belonged to Leroy Morris, his grandfather. Guests enjoyed photo ops with this classy car.Here, Becky and Jim Buher enjoy the day.
“Downton Tea at the Downtown Depot” volunteers: (l-r standing) Rowena Cross-Najafi, Jeff Routh, Becky Buher, Jim Buher, Jeannette Albertson; (seated) Lawanna Morris and Byron Morris.