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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

Featured Sections

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

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Bank Street Theater Turns 100-POSTPONED

Friday, April 3
Starts at 10:00 AM

Bank Street Theater Turns 100 Anniversary Exhibit


Join us as we look back and com…

<h2>Ingleside School Exhibit</h2>
<p>Explore the history of one of the best known schools for girls

Ingleside School Exhibit

Friday, May 15
Starts at 10:00 AM

Ingleside School Exhibit

Explore the history of one of the best known schools for girls…

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<h3><br />Trustee of NMHS,</h3>
<p>returns to the m

Hidden History Discoveries

Thursday, June 4
Starts at 7:00 PM

Urban Archeologist, Greg Van Antwerp,


Trustee of NMHS,

returns to the m…

<p>An account of the single biggest event to change the town’s business scene by NMHS Presiden

The Fire of 1902: The Night New Milford Burned

Thursday, June 18
Starts at 7:00 PM

An account of the single biggest event to change the town’s business scene by NMHS Presiden…

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.

WWI Re-enactors from the Royal Bavarian 10th Infantry Regiment, 1st Company will be on site during t

Exhibit Opening of Warriors on the Homefront: American Woman and WWI (1917-

Sunday, March 5 2017
Exhibit Opening of Warriors on the Homefront: American Woman and WWI (1917-...
This is an old event, from 2017
WWI Re-enactors from the Royal Bavarian 10th Infantry Regiment, 1st Company will be on site during the opening.

Get the first crack at all the great stuff!

Annual Tag Sale Preview Party

Thursday, July 26 2018
Annual Tag Sale Preview Party...
This is an old event, from 2018
Get the first crack at all the great stuff!

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

New Milford Garden Club's Flower Show

Friday, September 18 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.

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

Treasure Trunk

Saturday, September 15 2018
Treasure Trunk...
This is an old event, from 2018
Join us for the 3rd Annual TREASURE TRUNK from 9am - 3pm at Litchfield Crossings 169 Danbury Rd (across from the Stop & Shop)

Join us for this spectacular annual fundraising event . . .

Annual Wine & Song
December 1 fr

Annual Wine & Song

Saturday, December 1 2012
Annual Wine & Song...
This is an old event, from 2012
Join us for this spectacular annual fundraising event . . . Annual Wine & Song December 1 from 5-8 pm This annual holiday event is the talk of the town! The museum is dressed up for the holidays and has become a holiday destination for many in town. This event is a wine tasting fundraising party with refreshments donated by area restaurants and society members. Holiday entertainment, Raffle Tickets (sold during the evening and winners chosen beginning at 7:15 pm), and Door Prizes. Tickets are $35.00 each and currently available from the society office (860-354-3069) or from any member of the Board of Trustees.

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.

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