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We hope you'll be able to visit us on the New Milford Green soon…

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.

To better describe the flavor of this tragic war, and how it affected our local community. 

Pleas

The Civil War Letters of Captain David Hoag

Sunday, February 24 2013
The Civil War Letters of Captain David Hoag...
This is an old event, from 2013
To better describe the flavor of this tragic war, and how it affected our local community. Please join us for a dramatic reading of these poignant letters by costumed members of the Sherman Historical Society. Sunday, Feb. 24th at 2:00. Snowdate: March 3rd at 2:00 Approximately 1 hour long Free, donations are accepted.

Friday, October 16th (7 PM) 
 
“Night at the NM Museum” 

It starts at 7:00, cost is $5.00 p

Spooky Halloween Event

Friday, October 16 2015
Spooky Halloween Event...
This is an old event, from 2015
Friday, October 16th (7 PM) “Night at the NM Museum” It starts at 7:00, cost is $5.00 per person or $10.00 for the family. The event is suitable for young children.

In the Boardman Store Gallery

Free and Open to the Public

Edith Newton: An Artist of History

Friday, May 4 2018
Edith Newton: An Artist of History...
This is an old event, from 2018
In the Boardman Store Gallery Free and Open to the Public

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.

What do you think makes New Milford special and historically significant? We are inviting you to tak

Centennial Exhibition Submission Day

Tuesday, March 24 2015
Centennial Exhibition Submission Day...
This is an old event, from 2015
What do you think makes New Milford special and historically significant? We are inviting you to take advantage of this unique opportunity to get involved and be a part of making history!! The guidelines for objects to be considered are: objects were made during the past 100 years (1915 through 2015), directly represents New Milford, or owned by someone from New Milford. Objects will be selected by members of the Centennial Exhibition Committee and the Curator of the museum A Temporary Loan form for the objects will be filled out at time of acceptance. We have limited exhibition space and unfortunately cannot accept all items.

Every dollar donated to us between 7 AM on May 3 and 7 PM on May 4 will be stretched with bonus fund

Give Local 2016

Tuesday, May 3 2016
Give Local 2016...
This is an old event, from 2016
Every dollar donated to us between 7 AM on May 3 and 7 PM on May 4 will be stretched with bonus funds provided by the Connecticut Community Foundation and our generous Give Local sponsors. Just use this link

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