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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>Join us for the <strong>Preview Party</strong> on July 25th from 6-8pm ($5/person).</p>
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11th Annual Tag Sale Fundraiser

Thursday, July 25
Starts at 6:00 PM

Join us for the Preview Party on July 25th from 6-8pm ($5/person).

The t…

<p>A talk on the mysterious <strong><em>Cat Woman of Gaylordsville</em></strong> and the Victorian s

Florence Maybrick: The Mystery of the Dress

Thursday, September 26
Starts at 7:00 PM

A talk on the mysterious Cat Woman of Gaylordsville and the Victorian s…

<p>History comes alive as we travel the byways of <strong>Center Cemetery</strong>, in conjunction w

Center Cemetery Walking Tour

Saturday, October 12
Starts at 5:30 PM

History comes alive as we travel the byways of Center Cemetery, in conjunction w…

<p>Watch this space for more details!</p>

Annual Membership Dinner Meeting

Tuesday, October 15
Starts at 1:00 PM

Watch this space for more details!

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.

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!

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.

The Kiwanis Club Foundation of Greater Danbury, Inc. proudly presents the 
The Fourth Annual 
Kiwa

Flags of Valor

Saturday, November 7 2015
Flags of Valor...
This is an old event, from 2015
The Kiwanis Club Foundation of Greater Danbury, Inc. proudly presents the The Fourth Annual Kiwanis Flags of Valor in New Milford 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) made in the USA American flags and will be on display from November 7 through December 5, 2015. 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 from the $30 sponsorship support the efforts and the programs of the Kiwanis Club Foundation of Greater Danbury, Inc, 501c. Our programs include; Bringing Up Grades, High School Key Clubs in 6 towns and the Eliminate Program, College Scholarships. We are a volunteer organization whose mission is "To serve the children of the world, one community at a time." Find more information about Kiwanis or the Flags of Valor on our website www.kiwanisct.com or email ltorganizing.Linda@gmail.com.

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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Join Bob Coppola in learning the history of early American toys, then create your own!
Grades 2 - 5

Early American Toy Making Workshop

Thursday, May 26 2016
Early American Toy Making Workshop...
This is an old event, from 2016
Join Bob Coppola in learning the history of early American toys, then create your own! Grades 2 - 5 (limited to 12 participants per session). There will be a closing celebration for participants and family. Cup & Ball Jacob's Ladder Kaleidoscope Optical Illusions

presented by Joe Cats

Candlewood Lake: How it Changed the Face of New Milford

Thursday, May 10 2018
Candlewood Lake: How it Changed the Face of New Milford...
This is an old event, from 2018
presented by Joe Cats