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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><strong>March 3rd 12:00 - 3:00</strong><br />Regular Hours: Tuesday - Friday 12:00 - 3:00<br />Sa

Museum Re-Opens to the Public

Tuesday, March 3
Starts at 12:00 PM

March 3rd 12:00 - 3:00
Regular Hours: Tuesday - Friday 12:00 - 3:00
Sa…

<h2>Bank Street Theater Turns 100 Anniversary Exhibit</h2>
<p><br />Join us as we look back and com

Bank Street Theater Turns 100

Friday, April 3
Starts at 10:00 AM

Bank Street Theater Turns 100 Anniversary Exhibit


Join us as we look back and com…

<p>Learn about vintage photography and develop photos from negatives using your own portable device.

Youth Workshop: Turn Back Time!

Saturday, April 4
Starts at 10:00 AM

Learn about vintage photography and develop photos from negatives using your own portable device.…

<h2>Please join our Give Local Campaign!</h2>
<h3>Help us keep New Milford history alive!<br />Tues

Give Local

Tuesday, April 21
Starts at 7:00 AM

Please join our Give Local Campaign!

Help us keep New Milford history alive!
Tues…

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.

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

for new exhibit: New Milford: A Century of Collecting and Sharing Memories 1915 - 2015

Opening Reception

Friday, May 22 2015
Opening Reception...
This is an old event, from 2015
for new exhibit: New Milford: A Century of Collecting and Sharing Memories 1915 - 2015

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.

2nd Annual Art Show at the New Milford Historical Society Museum
Opening reception: Friday Sept. 21

An Artist's Eye on New Milford

Friday, September 21 2018
An Artist's Eye on New Milford...
This is an old event, from 2018
2nd Annual Art Show at the New Milford Historical Society Museum Opening reception: Friday Sept. 21st 6-8 pm Runs through October 20th Open Tuesdays - Fridays 12-3 and Saturdays and Sundays 11-2 Art work for sale We are receiving art work for the art show on Thursday 9/6 from 10 - 4 and Saturday 9/8 from 11-2. For details and guidelines, please see the application on the tab on the homepage of the website or call the museum for more information.

We invite you to Sponsor a Flag in Honor of a Veteran!
In honor the upcoming Veteran's Day, in

Kiwanis Flags of Valor In New Milford

Saturday, November 8 2014
Kiwanis Flags of Valor In New Milford...
This is an old event, from 2014
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) American flags and will be on display from November 8 through December 6, 2014. 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 support the efforts and the programs of the Kiwanis Club Foundation of Greater Danbury, Inc, 501c. Our programs include; Bringing Up Grades, Key Leader and Scholarships. Look for more events and information on our website www.kiwanisct.com. Plan to pick up your keepsake flag on December 6, between 8 and 9 a.m. contact Linda Thomas at Field.of.Honor.Linda@gmail.com with any questions.

Have you heard the story about what happens at the end of October at the New Milford Historical Soci

Spooky Halloween Event: Folk Tales Believe it or Not

Sunday, October 28 2012
Spooky Halloween Event: Folk Tales Believe it or Not...
This is an old event, from 2012
Have you heard the story about what happens at the end of October at the New Milford Historical Society & Museum? Mysterious and magical things occur that will delight, amaze and possibly scare all those who dare to enter. Come and witness first hand the paranormal events the museum staff and volunteers have in store for you this year at our "Spooky Event #2: Folk Tales Believe it or Not" Please call the Museum to register of for more information at (860) 354-3069