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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…

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

<h2>Connecticut Vanguards by Dr. Eric Lehman</h2>
<p>This lecture and book signing chronicles the l

Connecticut Vanguards by Dr. Eric Lehman

Thursday, May 28
Starts at 7:00 PM

Connecticut Vanguards by Dr. Eric Lehman

This lecture and book signing chronicles the l…

<h2>Urban Archeologist, Greg Van Antwerp,</h2>
<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…

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.

Historic Music Program on the lawn by Rick Spencer
Songs from the War of 1812 is a program which gi

Songs of the War of 1812

Sunday, July 8 2012
Songs of the War of 1812...
This is an old event, from 2012
Historic Music Program on the lawn by Rick Spencer Songs from the War of 1812 is a program which gives background information and insight into the causes and events of this conflict, which pitted a rather young United States of America against our "mother country" and most bitter enemy, Great Britain. In response to British actions and policy the halls of Congress echoed with the cries of "Free Trade and No Impressment." There was also great concern about the British arming our Native-American enemies on the frontier. In June of 1812 Congress declared War in an effort to enforce our sovereignty. The conflict lasted until the until January of 1815. Some remarkable music was popular during the War of 1812. This program presents songs from both the British and American sides. Recruiting songs, ballads, songs of the hardship of those who the soldiers left behind, patriotic songs and songs which described major battles are all presented in this very entertaining and informative program. Performer, Rick Spencer from Norwich, CT is best known as a researcher and singer of historical songs. He travels throughout the country presenting theme-based concerts and lectures for historical societies, libraries, museums and music festivals. His programs are informative, entertaining and often irreverent. Rick's presentations strongly emphasize songs which give insight into the American spirit. He is the executive director and curator of the Dr. Ashbel Woodward Museum in Franklin, CT.

Friday July 28 - Sunday July 30 
Tag Sale Fundraiser during Village Fair Days. 

We are now accep

Tag Sale Fundraiser

Friday, July 28 2017
Tag Sale Fundraiser...
This is an old event, from 2017
Friday July 28 - Sunday July 30 Tag Sale Fundraiser during Village Fair Days. We are now accepting donations for the Tag Sale Drop off can be made to the museum Tuesday - Friday from 10:00 - 3:00 and Sundays 12 :00 - 3:00 Donations are Tax deductible and a tax letter can be provided. Sunday 7/30 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Our legendary 50 percent off sale

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

The New Milford Historical Society & Museum has scheduled their next craft night for Thursday, O

WHOOO Wants to Play? Craft Night at the New Milford Historical Society

Thursday, October 4 2012
WHOOO Wants to Play? Craft Night at the New Milford Historical Society...
This is an old event, from 2012
The New Milford Historical Society & Museum has scheduled their next craft night for Thursday, October 4th in the Boardman Store at the museum from 6:30 - 8:00 pm. This program is back by popular demand! Owl decor has become popular all across America. The "make and take" project for the evening will be the creation of an Owl Stuffie the perfect addition to your autumn decorations. Instructions, materials and refreshments will be provided. The cost is $10.00 for non-members and $5.00 for current members of the Historical Society. If you have a special pair of buttons for eyes, bring them along.

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Tag Sale Fundraiser during Village 
Fair Days. Donations in advance 
are greatly appreciated!

Tag Sale Fundraiser

Friday, July 27 2018
Tag Sale Fundraiser ...
This is an old event, from 2018
Tag Sale Fundraiser during Village Fair Days. Donations in advance are greatly appreciated!

New Milford Historical Society Museum Art Show
September 15, 2017 – October 15, 2017

The New M

An Artist’s Eye on New Milford Art Show

Friday, September 15 2017
An Artist’s Eye on New Milford Art Show...
This is an old event, from 2017
New Milford Historical Society Museum Art Show September 15, 2017 – October 15, 2017 The New Milford Historical Society will host an art show to celebrate all things New Milford this fall! The show is titled, An Artist’s Eye on New Milford and will run from September 15th until October 15th in the Boardman Store Gallery at the Historical Society. All work displayed must be original and feature recognizable structures, scenes, or events in New Milford. Paintings using different mediums, photographs, and hand-built models or sculptures may be submitted for consideration. An artist does not need to be a resident of New Milford to participate in the event, but artwork must be original and created by the person entering the piece. The Historical Society is not charging an entry fee, but is limiting artists to select one piece of work to display. There will be an opening reception on Friday, September 15 from 7-9 pm. An application with detailed information is available on our website

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