Century-old games long out of production now featured at Riverside Museum

Vintage board games dating back well over a century will be on display until Thanksgiving week at the Museum of Riverside’s Heritage House, offering visitors insights into what it took to be a winner in the Gilded Age and periods following it, officials said Thursday, Sept. 29.The “It’s Your Move: The Games We Play” exhibit will be available Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 4 p.m., until Nov. 20, in the Victorian home at 8193 Magnolia Avenue owned and operated by the museum.Long-forgotten table-top contests such as “Geographical Game of the Old World” and “How Silas Popped the Question,” produced in the late 19th century, will be among the featured pieces.“Win or lose, people have played games for thousands of years,” according to a museum statement.
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