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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

Featured Sections

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

We'll be posting more upcoming events shortly

More to come!

We'll be posting more upcoming events shortly, use this link to reach out to us if you'd like to know in advance what is coming up.

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.

Presentation of an Oil Portrait of 
Col. Nathaniel Taylor  & Lecture on 
Colonial Portrait Paint

Welcome Home, Col. Taylor!

Friday, November 13 2015
Welcome Home, Col. Taylor!...
This is an old event, from 2015
Presentation of an Oil Portrait of Col. Nathaniel Taylor & Lecture on Colonial Portrait Painting

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

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

Craft night at the New Milford Historical Society is an inclusive, entertaining, light-hearted and i

BYOC – Bring Your Own Craft

Thursday, March 21 2013
BYOC – Bring Your Own Craft...
This is an old event, from 2013
Craft night at the New Milford Historical Society is an inclusive, entertaining, light-hearted and inviting activity/workshop that brings people together from the community. It’s a time to get to know each other better and learn from one another. Bring your own current craft project and connect with like-minded souls, or see what others are doing and learn a new skill and make something with your own two hands!

Stop by and see the museum decorated for the holidays.
FREE  admission to the museum on December 2,

Annual Open House

Sunday, December 2 2012
Annual Open House...
This is an old event, from 2012
Stop by and see the museum decorated for the holidays. FREE admission to the museum on December 2, from 12-3 pm

~With Sarah St. Germain and Rebecca Starkins~
Learn about a 1770s wardrobe with Sarah St. Germain f

The Language of an 18th Century Wardrobe

Thursday, May 15 2014
The Language of an 18th Century Wardrobe...
This is an old event, from 2014
~With Sarah St. Germain and Rebecca Starkins~ Learn about a 1770s wardrobe with Sarah St. Germain from the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society. From breeches to waistcoats and caps to stays, attendees will learn the language of early American fashion. With the help of Rebecca Starkins, proprietress of “A Fashionable Frolick,” St. Germain will present period reproductions. A question and answer period will follow.