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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
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>Fit to a Tee Clothing Consignment Sale</h2>
<h3><br />A Fundraiser for the Historical Society</

Fit to a Tee Clothing Consignment Sale-CANCELLED

Saturday, September 12
Starts at 9:00 AM

Fit to a Tee Clothing Consignment Sale


A Fundraiser for the Historical Society

<p>Tuesday October 20th <br />Location & time TBD</p>

Annual Membership Dinner Meeting-CANCELLED

Tuesday, October 20
Starts at 7:00 PM

Tuesday October 20th
Location & time TBD

<h2>All Hallows Cemetery Walking Tour in Center Cemetery</h2>
<p><br />Visitors will see history co

Walking Tour in Center Cemetery-CANCELLED

Saturday, October 31
Starts at 7:00 PM

All Hallows Cemetery Walking Tour in Center Cemetery


Visitors will see history co…

<h2>Museum Holiday Open House Old Christmas and Winter Traditions of Long Ago</h2>
<p>Join musician

Museum Holiday Open House-CANCELLED

Thursday, November 5
Starts at 10:00 AM

Museum Holiday Open House Old Christmas and Winter Traditions of Long Ago

Join musician…

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.

with Brad Tranfield from Robertson Jewelry.

Have you been wondering about your own jewelry collec

Estate Jewelry Lecture

Saturday, March 9 2013
Estate Jewelry Lecture...
This is an old event, from 2013
with Brad Tranfield from Robertson Jewelry. Have you been wondering about your own jewelry collection? This is not an appraisal event, but will include information that will help you understand more about the jewelry you may own.

New Milford Historical 
Society & Museum presents Rep. Cecilia Buck Taylor

New Milford's Military Heroes

Sunday, March 1 2015
New Milford's Military Heroes...
This is an old event, from 2015
New Milford Historical Society & Museum presents Rep. Cecilia Buck Taylor

New Permanent exhibit opening in the Lower Gallery Sunday, September 20
THE CREATION OF CANDLEWOOD

THE CREATION OF CANDLEWOOD LAKE

Sunday, September 20 2015
THE CREATION OF CANDLEWOOD LAKE...
This is an old event, from 2015
New Permanent exhibit opening in the Lower Gallery Sunday, September 20 THE CREATION OF CANDLEWOOD LAKE AND IT'S IMPACT ON NEW MILFORD Sponsored in part by First Light Power. The exhibit will include 3 parts: "Demolition & Construction"; "Life & Leisure Activities at the Lake"; and "Environmental Issues".

Do you have a Patriot who served or helped the cause in the American Revolution or do you have a col

Lineage Fair

Saturday, November 18 2017
Lineage Fair...
This is an old event, from 2017
Do you have a Patriot who served or helped the cause in the American Revolution or do you have a colonial ancestor who came to America to have a better life? Could one of your ancestors have fought in the colonial wars, in 1812 War or in the Civil War? The Roger Sherman Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution invites you to spend an afternoon exploring the opportunity of membership in different lineage Societies WHERE: New Milford Historical Society 6 Aspetuck Avenue, New Milford, CT 
WHEN: Saturday November 18, 2017 TIME: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM LISTING OF LINEAGE SOCIETIES Children of the American Revolution (C.A.R.) Colonial Dames 17th Century Daughters of 1812 Daughters of American Colonists Daughters of the American Revolution Daughters of Colonial Wars Daughters of the Union First Families of Ancient Windsor First Families of New York Mayflower Society New England Women Rosie the Riveter Sons of the American Revolution Light refreshments will be served For further information, please contact Bonnie Butler 860-354-5129 or bbutler5129@gmail.com

Save the date, plans are underway.

Annual Membership Dinner

Tuesday, October 15 2013
Annual Membership Dinner ...
This is an old event, from 2013
Save the date, plans are underway.

The New Milford Historical Society & Museum is pleased to announce the opening of their new exhi

First Congregational Church: Celebrating 300 Years of Faithful Service in N

Saturday, October 1 2016
First Congregational Church: Celebrating 300 Years of Faithful Service in N...
This is an old event, from 2016
The New Milford Historical Society & Museum is pleased to announce the opening of their new exhibit entitled; First Congregational Church: Celebrating 300 Years of Faithful Service in New Milford, 1716-2016 to commemorate the church’s 300th anniversary. The exhibit will include historic letters, books, objects and art related to their long history in New Milford. In addition to borrowing many historic objects from Reverend Moran, Minister of the Congregational Church, the museum also has a number of objects in their permanent collection pertaining to the Congregational Church such as a portion of the pulpit from the 1754 Meetinghouse and original sermons from Rev. Nathaniel Taylor from 1750. The exhibit will run from October 1st through January 8, 2017. The opening reception is being held at the museum on October 1st from 5-7 and is open to the public.

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