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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

<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…

<h2>Lecture on Historic Native American Cultures</h2>
<h3>Powerpoint presentation by John Lee, <br

Historic Native American Cultures-CANCELLED

Wednesday, November 11
Starts at 2:00 PM

Lecture on Historic Native American Cultures

Powerpoint presentation by John Lee,

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.

Tour begins at the Historical Society with a glass of wine or lemonade on the front steps.  At 7:00,

First Friday Walking Tour

Friday, June 1 2012
First Friday Walking Tour...
This is an old event, from 2012
Tour begins at the Historical Society with a glass of wine or lemonade on the front steps. At 7:00, the tour group will head to Bank Street led by Legard Waldrop to learn the history of the heart of New Milford.

What Will You Leave Behind? 
The Connecticut Crossroads Project is a not for profit 
with the miss

Connecticut Crossroads Oral History Project

Saturday, February 24 2018
Connecticut Crossroads Oral History Project ...
This is an old event, from 2018
What Will You Leave Behind? The Connecticut Crossroads Project is a not for profit with the mission to preserve the history of communities within Connecticut. Join Chris Fisher, the president of the organization in a conversation about the goals of the organization, how they differentiate town and community and why everyone's memories matter. The presentation will include a live interview with a special guest that will be recorded and preserved in the organization's archive. members: free/ non-members: $5 Refreshments served

New Milford Historical Society's Board of Trustee and native New Milfordite, Ted Hine, will be

Ted Hine Dishes New Milford (and we’re not talking about pottery!)

Sunday, March 9 2014
Ted Hine Dishes New Milford (and we’re not talking about pottery!)...
This is an old event, from 2014
New Milford Historical Society's Board of Trustee and native New Milfordite, Ted Hine, will be reading selected entries from diaries from the late 1890s on Sunday, March 9th at 2 PM at the Society's museum on Aspetuck Ave. If you missed hearing about it in the late 1890s, now is the time to get caught up on it. You will be pleasantly surprised of all the mystery, war, and day to day living in New Milford at that time. Diaries and photos are a collaborative effort from the society’s archives and Mr. Hine's private collection. This will be a multi-media presentation with a short question and answer session at the end. Light refreshments will be served afterwards. Suggested Donation: Non-Members $5.00; New Milford Historical Society Members FREE.

LOOK AT ARTISTS – A CHILDREN’S ART SHOW

The art show and reception displaying the student’s

Children's art show and reception

Thursday, October 22 2015
Children's art show and reception...
This is an old event, from 2015
LOOK AT ARTISTS – A CHILDREN’S ART SHOW The art show and reception displaying the student’s artwork in the Boardman Gallery of the Museum from the four week long course to increase visual literacy for children in grades 1-4. Student Art Show and Reception Thursday October 22nd at 4:00 pm. Program is taught by Kathy Elmore, MLS, with over 20 years experience as a Children’s Librarian in Connecticut Public Libraries.

Members Free
Non-Members $10.00 per person
Tour will start and end at the NMHS.  The tour will las

A Historic Walking Tour of Downtown New Milford

Sunday, August 30 2015
A Historic Walking Tour of Downtown New Milford...
This is an old event, from 2015
Members Free Non-Members $10.00 per person Tour will start and end at the NMHS. The tour will last approximately 1 hour. Sunday, August 30th (4:30 PM)

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!

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