DEEP: The Stars at Kellogg Environmental Center

2017 Press Release
 
 
September 6, 2017
 
 
The Stars at Kellogg Environmental Center
 
Special Photo Exhibit of Celebrities Who Lectured and Performed in Derby
 

During the early to mid-1900s, Derby, Connecticut was once a hot spot for world famous performances and celebrities.  Throughout the month of September, the Osborne Homestead Museum is featuring a special photo exhibition of celebrities who lectured and performed in Derby’s Sterling Opera House.  Visit the museum throughout the month of September and see the “stars.” 
 
As president of the Women’s Club of Ansonia, Derby, and Shelton, Frances Osborne Kellogg, who owned the home, brought luminaries, such as aviatrix Amelia Earhart, poet Edna St. Vincent Millay, and composer Henry Burleigh to the Naugatuck Valley area. 
 
The Osborne Homestead Museum, located at 500 Hawthorne Avenue off of Rte. 34 in Derby, is  open for free guided tours on Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Sundays from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. through October 29, 2017. 
 
Holiday tours will be November 24 - December 17.  For additional information call (203) 734-2513 or email donna.kingston@ct.gov