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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

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NEW MILFORD HISTORICAL SOCIETY OUTDOOR TAG SALE

Saturday, June 11
Starts at 9:00 AM

Come browse our museum grounds to get the best deals in town!

Furniture, Antiques, Jewe…

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.

Exhibition Opening in Main Gallery
A silhouette artist will be here cutting portraits.

125th Anniversary of the Roger Sherman Chapter

Saturday, April 7 2018
125th Anniversary of the Roger Sherman Chapter...
This is an old event, from 2018
Exhibition Opening in Main Gallery A silhouette artist will be here cutting portraits.

Special Preview Sale Thursday, July 23rd from 6 to 8 PM ($5 admission, refreshments will be served)

Giant Tag Sale to Benefit the NMHS during Village Fairs Days!

Friday, July 24 2015
Giant Tag Sale to Benefit the NMHS during Village Fairs Days!...
This is an old event, from 2015
Special Preview Sale Thursday, July 23rd from 6 to 8 PM ($5 admission, refreshments will be served) Sale continues on Friday, July 24th and Saturday, July 25th from 8 AM to 4 PM both days. A 50% off sale will take place on Sunday, July 26th from 10 AM to 2 PM on all remaining items. In addition to the sale there will be three day raffle prizes and a Silent Auction of our best items. Signed copies of the newly published book "New Milford Revisited" produced by the New Milford Historical Society and Museum will be available for purchase during the sale. At the New Milford Historical Society in the Museum at 6 Aspetuck Avenue during

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

The New Milford Historical Society & Museum is pleased to announce the opening of their new exhi

First Congregational Church: Celebrating 300 Years of Faithful Service in N

Saturday, October 1 2016
First Congregational Church: Celebrating 300 Years of Faithful Service in N...
This is an old event, from 2016
The New Milford Historical Society & Museum is pleased to announce the opening of their new exhibit entitled; First Congregational Church: Celebrating 300 Years of Faithful Service in New Milford, 1716-2016 to commemorate the church’s 300th anniversary. The exhibit will include historic letters, books, objects and art related to their long history in New Milford. In addition to borrowing many historic objects from Reverend Moran, Minister of the Congregational Church, the museum also has a number of objects in their permanent collection pertaining to the Congregational Church such as a portion of the pulpit from the 1754 Meetinghouse and original sermons from Rev. Nathaniel Taylor from 1750. The exhibit will run from October 1st through January 8, 2017. The opening reception is being held at the museum on October 1st from 5-7 and is open to the public.

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

Centennial Exhibition Submission Day

Tuesday, March 31 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.

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