Other Upcoming Events

<p>Come explore New Milford’s place as a stop on the famous Underground Railroad. Litchfield C

Celebrating Black History Month - The Underground Railroad

Thursday, February 21
Celebrating Black History Month - The Underground Railroad
Starts at 4:00 PM

Come explore New Milford’s place as a stop on the famous Underground Railroad. Litchfield County, Connecticut was a center of the abolitionist movement, and New Milford had a significant role in saving lives for all the years the movement was operating.

 

Open to grades 2-5 (registration required, snow date 2/28)

<p>Join us for the reopening of the <strong>Society</strong> after our Winter housekeeping interlude

Museum Reopens

Tuesday, March 5
Museum Reopens
Starts at 12:00 PM

Join us for the reopening of the Society after our Winter housekeeping interlude!

<p>An amazing series of classes for grades 6-8 focusing on the modern art of <strong>Picasso</strong

Awesome Art History

Thursday, March 21
Awesome Art History
Starts at 4:00 PM

An amazing series of classes for grades 6-8 focusing on the modern art of Picasso, Pollack, and Warhol.

The four classes run on consecutive Thursdays from March 21 - April 11 from 4-5pm. Registration is required, and the fee is $20.

 

 

<p>Join us for a very personal experience as one of New Milford’s own reflects on his history

Reflecting on New Milford

Thursday, April 4
Reflecting on New Milford
Starts at 7:00 PM

Join us for a very personal experience as one of New Milford’s own reflects on his history in New Milford, telling stories and sharing photographs!

<p>Join us for 36 hours of giving, starting with an Open House and reception</p>

Give Local 2019

Tuesday, April 23
Give Local 2019
Starts at 7:00 AM

Join us for 36 hours of giving, starting with an Open House and reception

<p>Consignment Sale and Fundraiser for the Historical Society. Watch our site for the application to

Fit to a Tee

Saturday, May 4
Fit to a Tee
Starts at 9:00 AM

Consignment Sale and Fundraiser for the Historical Society. Watch our site for the application to participate!

Sat May 4 9am - 4pm

Sun May 5 11am - 2pm

<p>Join us on Thursday May 9th at 7pm for a preview of <em>A Walk through History: A video tour of N

A Walk through History

Thursday, May 9
A Walk through History
Starts at 7:00 PM

Join us on Thursday May 9th at 7pm for a preview of A Walk through History: A video tour of New Milford

Created by our student interns, Bridget Fedigan and Ryan Logan, the tour is an immersive voyage through New Milford’s history in photographs

<p>History comes alive as we travel the byways of <strong>Center Cemetery</strong>, in conjunction w

Center Cemetery Walking Tour

Friday, May 24
Center Cemetery Walking Tour
Starts at 1:00 PM

History comes alive as we travel the byways of Center Cemetery, in conjunction with the Town of New Milford, the New Milford Library, and Center Cemetery Association.

More information to follow, so feel free to stop back or write to us

<p>Join us for a presentation by Historical Society President, <strong>Joe Cats</strong>.</p>

The New Milford Green: Then and Now

Saturday, June 8
The New Milford Green: Then and Now
Starts at 3:00 PM

Join us for a presentation by Historical Society President, Joe Cats.

<p>Join us for the <strong>Preview Party</strong> on July 25th from 6-8pm ($5/person).</p>
<p>The t

11th Annual Tag Sale Fundraiser

Thursday, July 25
11th Annual Tag Sale Fundraiser
Starts at 6:00 PM

Join us for the Preview Party on July 25th from 6-8pm ($5/person).

The tag sale itself kicks off Friday July 26th - Saturday July 27th 9am - 3pm

50% off Sunday July 28th from 10 - 11am!

Donations accepted during regular museum hours

 

<p>A talk on the mysterious <strong><em>Cat Woman of Gaylordsville</em></strong> and the Victorian s

Florence Maybrick: The Mystery of the Dress

Thursday, September 26
Florence Maybrick: The Mystery of the Dress
Starts at 7:00 PM

A talk on the mysterious Cat Woman of Gaylordsville and the Victorian scandal of murder by local author Ron Surresha. The talk coincides with the opening of our new mini exhibit on Florence!

<p>Watch this space for more details!</p>

Annual Membership Dinner Meeting

Tuesday, October 15
Annual Membership Dinner Meeting
Starts at 1:00 PM

Watch this space for more details!

<p>We’ve overgrown our space, so this year we’ll be at the Masonic Temple up Aspetuck Av

Holiday Artisan Market

Saturday, November 30
Holiday Artisan Market
Starts at 1:00 PM

We’ve overgrown our space, so this year we’ll be at the Masonic Temple up Aspetuck Avenue!

Discover unique and hand-crafted gifts, more details to come, so click below to contact us.

<p>Back by popular demand!</p>
<p>Cookies, toy trains, storytime and more</p>
<p><em>Details to fo

Holidays at the Society

Saturday, November 30
Holidays at the Society
Starts at 10:00 AM

Back by popular demand!

Cookies, toy trains, storytime and more

Details to follow, check back soon

Most Recent Events

Holiday sale in the Boardman Store

November 23 and 24
December 1 and 2
10am - 3pm

The main g

Holidays at the Society

Saturday, December 1
Holidays at the Society...
Starts at 10:00 AM
Holiday sale in the Boardman Store November 23 and 24 December 1 and 2 10am - 3pm The main gallery and the Knapp House will be decorated for the Holidays. Stroll through Christmas Past, visit …

Join us for the 3rd Annual TREASURE TRUNK from 9am - 3pm at Litchfield Crossings 169 Danbury Rd (acr

Treasure Trunk

Saturday, September 15
Treasure Trunk...
Starts at 9:00 AM
Join us for the 3rd Annual TREASURE TRUNK from 9am - 3pm at Litchfield Crossings 169 Danbury Rd (across from the Stop & Shop)…

2nd Annual Art Show at the New Milford Historical Society Museum
Opening reception: Friday Sept. 21

An Artist's Eye on New Milford

Friday, September 21
An Artist's Eye on New Mi...
Starts at 12:00 PM
2nd Annual Art Show at the New Milford Historical Society Museum Opening reception: Friday Sept. 21st 6-8 pm Runs through October 20th Open Tuesdays - Fridays 12-3 and Saturdays and Sundays 11-2 A…

The Roger Sherman Chapter of the DAR presents A Day of Revolutionary History on the grounds of New M

A Day of Revolutionary History

Saturday, September 15
A Day of Revolutionary History...
Starts at 10:00 AM
The Roger Sherman Chapter of the DAR presents A Day of Revolutionary History on the grounds of New Milford Historical Society! Enjoy Colonial Children's Games, explore your genealogy, celebrate …

Get the first crack at all the great stuff!

Annual Tag Sale Preview Party

Thursday, July 26
Annual Tag Sale Preview Party...
Starts at 6:00 PM
Get the first crack at all the great stuff!…

Tag Sale Fundraiser during Village 
Fair Days. Donations in advance 
are greatly appreciated!

Tag Sale Fundraiser

Friday, July 27
Tag Sale Fundraiser ...
Starts at 9:00 AM
Tag Sale Fundraiser during Village Fair Days. Donations in advance are greatly appreciated!…