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New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum

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Shop Our Store

Our Museum Gift Shop, is open year round and offers a number of unique gifts, books and New Milford related items. Purchases may be made at any time from our eBay store

Review the Collection

We have our collection indexed and inventoried electronically. To check what items are in the collection, start by selecting a category…

Donate

At the risk of repeating ourselves, we rely on our visitors and our other sponsors for quite literally everything. Can you help out?

Upcoming Events

<h2>Genealogy Workshop with Joe Cats,<br />NMHS President.</h2>
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Genealogy Workshop

Thursday, February 6
Starts at 7:00 PM

Genealogy Workshop with Joe Cats,
NMHS President.

This session will help you get s…

<h3>Stories from the Heart Book Signing and Mini Accordion Concert</h3>
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Stories from the Heart Book Signing and Mini Accordion Concert

Sunday, February 23
Starts at 2:00 PM

Stories from the Heart Book Signing and Mini Accordion Concert


Author and musicia…

<p><strong>March 3rd 12:00 - 3:00</strong><br />Regular Hours: Tuesday - Friday 12:00 - 3:00<br />Sa

Museum Re-Opens to the Public

Tuesday, March 3
Starts at 12:00 PM

March 3rd 12:00 - 3:00
Regular Hours: Tuesday - Friday 12:00 - 3:00
Sa…

<h2>Bank Street Theater Turns 100 Anniversary Exhibit</h2>
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Bank Street Theater Turns 100

Friday, April 3
Starts at 10:00 AM

Bank Street Theater Turns 100 Anniversary Exhibit


Join us as we look back and com…

Past Events

Take a look through some of our old events! If you missed one, you can always write to us and let us know, we might be able to stage it again if there is enough interest.

Join Bob Coppola in learning the history of early American toys, then create your own!
Grades 2 - 5

Early American Toy Making Workshop

Thursday, May 5 2016
Early American Toy Making Workshop...
This is an old event, from 2016
Join Bob Coppola in learning the history of early American toys, then create your own! Grades 2 - 5 (limited to 12 participants per session). Cup & Ball Jacob's Ladder Kaleidoscope Optical Illusions

What do you think makes New Milford special and historically significant? We are inviting you to tak

Centennial Exhibition Submission Day

Tuesday, March 24 2015
Centennial Exhibition Submission Day...
This is an old event, from 2015
What do you think makes New Milford special and historically significant? We are inviting you to take advantage of this unique opportunity to get involved and be a part of making history!! The guidelines for objects to be considered are: objects were made during the past 100 years (1915 through 2015), directly represents New Milford, or owned by someone from New Milford. Objects will be selected by members of the Centennial Exhibition Committee and the Curator of the museum A Temporary Loan form for the objects will be filled out at time of acceptance. We have limited exhibition space and unfortunately cannot accept all items.

The Fire of 1902 - Presentation of the Great Fire on Bank Street by Joe Cats

The Fire of 1902

Thursday, May 4 2017
The Fire of 1902...
This is an old event, from 2017
The Fire of 1902 - Presentation of the Great Fire on Bank Street by Joe Cats

Exhibition Opening in Main Gallery
A silhouette artist will be here cutting portraits.

125th Anniversary of the Roger Sherman Chapter

Saturday, April 7 2018
125th Anniversary of the Roger Sherman Chapter...
This is an old event, from 2018
Exhibition Opening in Main Gallery A silhouette artist will be here cutting portraits.

After our last successful presentation of "Voices From The Past," our troop of actors will

Spooky Halloween Event “CT Folk Tales: Believe it Or Not”

Friday, October 4 2013
Spooky Halloween Event “CT Folk Tales: Believe it Or Not”...
This is an old event, from 2013
After our last successful presentation of "Voices From The Past," our troop of actors will be back with a brand new program: “CT Folk Tales: Believe It Or Not.” Join us for an evening of stories you won't soon forget!

Thursday July 27 -Annual Tag Sale Preview Party
Come see it all before the crowds!

Refreshments

Tag Sale Preview Party

Thursday, July 27 2017
Tag Sale Preview Party...
This is an old event, from 2017
Thursday July 27 -Annual Tag Sale Preview Party Come see it all before the crowds! Refreshments and early buying