Shrewsbury Historical Society to host presentation about historic department store

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Denholms logoShrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Historical Society will be hosting the virtual presentation “Denholms: Worcester’s Finest Department Store” by Christopher Sawyer on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. on Shrewsbury TV Channels 28 and 29. The taped rebroadcast will be available on the Shrewsbury Media Connection website

About the Program

Denholms storefront in 1951
Denholms storefront in 1951

Step back in time to the days when downtown Worcester was bustling with shoppers and turn your thoughts to the city’s former favorite department store, Denholms. Hear about the history of Denholms and see historic photos of the store and people who made it a success.

About the Presenter

Christopher Sawyer is an independent creative director who has spent over 20 years in the luxury sector of the retail market. He has worked for Neiman Marcus, Ralph Lauren, and is now with Mr. Sid. Sawyer is also an author and historian on the Denholm and McKay company, and has amassed the largest collection of Denholms memorabilia to carry on for future generations. 

Denholms Valentine’s Day window display in 1959
Denholms Valentine’s Day window display in 1959

For more information email the Shrewsbury Historical Society at shrewsburyhistory@townisp.com. For more information about Denholms visit the Denholms History Museum Facebook page.

Photos/Courtesy of Christopher Sawyer

 

 

Recent photo of the Denholms building at 484 Main St. in Worcester
Recent photo of the Denholms building at 484 Main St. in Worcester

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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