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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

<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
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
Starts at 6:00 PM

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

The t…

<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
Starts at 7:00 PM

A talk on the mysterious Cat Woman of Gaylordsville and the Victorian s…

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

Center Cemetery Walking Tour

Saturday, October 12
Starts at 5:30 PM

History comes alive as we travel the byways of Center Cemetery, in conjunction w…

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.

Tales of Old New Milford - Slavery, Crime & Punishment on the Connecticut Frontier
History of t

Michael John Cavallaro New Gate Prison Lecture

Thursday, March 14 2013
Michael John Cavallaro New Gate Prison Lecture...
This is an old event, from 2013
Tales of Old New Milford - Slavery, Crime & Punishment on the Connecticut Frontier History of the nation's first detention facility, Newgate Prison, from the dark day that it opened to the day of its final demise. Cost: $5.00

presented by Joe Cats

Candlewood Lake: How it Changed the Face of New Milford

Thursday, May 10 2018
Candlewood Lake: How it Changed the Face of New Milford...
This is an old event, from 2018
presented by Joe Cats

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 26 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). There will be a closing celebration for participants and family. Cup & Ball Jacob's Ladder Kaleidoscope Optical Illusions

The Standard Flower Show, "Upstairs, Downstairs" is a judged show. It will feature large a

New Milford Garden Club's Flower Show

Saturday, September 19 2015
New Milford Garden Club's Flower Show...
This is an old event, from 2015
The Standard Flower Show, "Upstairs, Downstairs" is a judged show. It will feature large and small flower designs in different settings, extensive exhibits of prime examples of horticulture, artistic crafts using plant material, a special photography section and several educational exhibits. Admission is free and refreshments will be served (outside ). Enjoy the beauty of flowers, see the numerous displays of plants,view the interesting exhibits at the museum and learn more about our local garden club by visiting this special show.

To better describe the flavor of this tragic war, and how it affected our local community. 

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The Civil War Letters of Captain David Hoag

Sunday, February 24 2013
The Civil War Letters of Captain David Hoag...
This is an old event, from 2013
To better describe the flavor of this tragic war, and how it affected our local community. Please join us for a dramatic reading of these poignant letters by costumed members of the Sherman Historical Society. Sunday, Feb. 24th at 2:00. Snowdate: March 3rd at 2:00 Approximately 1 hour long Free, donations are accepted.

The New Milford Historical Society has scheduled the next craft night for Wednesday, April 18th in t

WHOOO Wants to Play?

Wednesday, April 18 2012
WHOOO Wants to Play?...
This is an old event, from 2012
The New Milford Historical Society has scheduled the next craft night for Wednesday, April 18th in the Boardman Store from 6:30 - 8:00 pm. Owl decor has become popular all across America. The "make and take" project for the evening will be the creation of an Owl Stuffie. Instructions, materials and refreshments will be provided. The cost is $5.00, but is free to current members of the Historical Society. If you have a special pair of buttons for eyes, bring them along.

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To make a reservation, please call the Historical Society at 860-354-3069.