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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 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…

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

Annual Membership Dinner Meeting

Tuesday, October 15
Starts at 1:00 PM

Watch this space for more details!

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.

The Kiwanis Club Foundation of Greater Danbury, Inc. proudly presents the 
The Fourth Annual 
Kiwa

Flags of Valor

Saturday, November 5 2016
Flags of Valor...
This is an old event, from 2016
The Kiwanis Club Foundation of Greater Danbury, Inc. proudly presents the The Fourth Annual Kiwanis Flags of Valor in New Milford We invite you to Sponsor a Flag in Honor of a Veteran! In honor the upcoming Veteran's Day, in honor and in memory of our Military Veterans and those men and women actively serving our country today, the Kiwanis Club Foundation of Greater Danbury, Inc. will erect the Kiwanis Flags of Valor on the New Milford Historical Society and the Town of New Milford's lawn at the north end of the Green. The Field of Valor will include at least 300 full size (3 foot by 5 foot) made in the USA American flags and will be on display from November 5 through December 3, 2016. All are invited to sponsor anyone they would like to HONOR with one of these keepsake flags. Your Honoree and sponsor name will be proudly displayed on a yellow ribbon with each flag. Major sponsors will be identified with on-site signage and up to ten flags for their honorees. All proceeds from the $30 sponsorship support the efforts and the programs of the Kiwanis Club Foundation of Greater Danbury, Inc, 501c. Our programs include; Bringing Up Grades, High School Key Clubs in 6 towns and the Eliminate Program, College Scholarships. We are a volunteer organization whose mission is "To serve the children of the world, one community at a time." Find more information about Kiwanis or the Flags of Valor on our website www.kiwanisct.com or email ltorganizing.Linda@gmail.com.

Our 4th Annual Tag Sale to benefit the Historical Society is fast approaching.  Take advantage of th

Tag Sale

Friday, July 27 2012
Tag Sale...
This is an old event, from 2012
Our 4th Annual Tag Sale to benefit the Historical Society is fast approaching. Take advantage of the sale to clean out your attics and cellars and donate your antiques, household items, jewelry and knick knacks to us. Please no books or electronics. Items can be dropped off at the Museum during business hours anytime before the July sale which is during Village Fair Days. Volunteers are also needed to help with all facets of the sale; set-up, pricing, working the sale and clean-up. If you would be willing to lend a hand, please call the museum at (860) 355-4488.

Saturday, November 28th  
(10:00 AM to 4:00 PM) 

(in Conjunction with Small-Business Saturday)

Artisan Crafts Show & Sale

Saturday, November 28 2015
Artisan Crafts Show & Sale ...
This is an old event, from 2015
Saturday, November 28th (10:00 AM to 4:00 PM) (in Conjunction with Small-Business Saturday) Welcome to the 3rd Annual Artisan Craft Show held at St. John’s Episcopal Church (7 Whittlesey Ave) on November 27th & 28th.The New Milford Historical Society is happy to welcome all local artisans and crafts people to apply (table space is limited). This will be a juried show. Download the Application, here!

Connecticut Office of Tourism.  This one-day statewide event is designed to showcase Connecticut

9th Annual Connecticut Open House Day

Saturday, June 8 2013
9th Annual Connecticut Open House Day...
This is an old event, from 2013
Connecticut Office of Tourism. This one-day statewide event is designed to showcase Connecticut's diverse world of history, art and tourism to Connecticut residents. Museum throughout Connecticut, including the New Milford Historical Society & Museum will be open free to the public on this day.

Join us at the New Milford Historical Society and Museum as we learn about the history and tradition

Old-Fashioned Holiday Crafts for Children

Saturday, December 2 2017
Old-Fashioned Holiday Crafts for Children...
This is an old event, from 2017
Join us at the New Milford Historical Society and Museum as we learn about the history and traditions of the holiday season. Bring the family and discover old-fashioned magic as we make quilt squares, pinecone bird feeders, salt-dough ornaments and other items that remind us of an earlier time! Come and enjoy refreshments and get in the holiday spirit in the warmth and charm of our museum. Leave with a homemade holiday card or gift for someone special!
 Admission is free but donations would be greatly appreciated

The New Milford Historical Society & Museum has a wonderful collection of more then 50 portraits

MORE VOICES FROM THE PAST

Friday, October 24 2014
MORE VOICES FROM THE PAST...
This is an old event, from 2014
The New Milford Historical Society & Museum has a wonderful collection of more then 50 portraits of some of the early residents of New Milford, as well as many of the artifacts they left behind. It has long been rumored that one night each year these early New Milford residents come back to life for a few brief hours to check in on their beloved town and make sure the past is remembered. Be a part if New Milford history and witness this paranormal event for yourself, live and in person, by spending a fun-filled spooky “night at the museum” with us. “More Voices from the Past” will be presented at the New Milford Historical Society & Museum on Friday October 24, 2014 at 7:00 pm. Please call the New Milford Historical Society at (860) 354-3039 to reserve your seat or with any questions you might have. Appropriate for ages 6 and up.