Past Events

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

Tag Sale Fundraiser

Friday, July 28 2017
Tag Sale Fundraiser...
Starts at 8:30 AM
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

The 18th annual New Milford Outdoor Art Festival is being sponsored this year by the New Milford Historical Society. It will be held on Saturday, June 15th from 10:00am to 6:00pm and Sunday June 16th from 12:00pm to 5:00pm on the Village Green. This is a fine art show that attracts artists from all over New England and beyond. Artists love this show. Crowds come to buy art and not ice cream. Testimony to its success is the extremely high rate of returning artists every year. The art show is a major fund raiser for the historical society. The historical society is a non-profit organization which maintains a public museum, and offers educational and cultural activities encouraging an appreciation of art, history and music.

 

For additional information,  please contact Pat Lathrope at palathrope @gmail.com

New Milford Outdoor Art Festival

Saturday, June 15 2013
New Milford Outdoor Art Festiv...
Starts at 10:00 AM
The 18th annual New Milford Outdoor Art Festival is being sponsored this year by the New Milford Historical Society. It will be held on Saturday, June 15th from 10:00am to 6:00pm and Sunday June 16th from 12:00pm to 5:00pm on the Village Green. This is a fine art show that attracts artists from all over New England and beyond. Artists love this show. Crowds come to buy art and not ice cream. Testimony to its success is the extremely high rate of returning artists every year. The art show is a major fund raiser for the historical society. The historical society is a non-profit organization which maintains a public museum, and offers educational and cultural activities encouraging an appreciation of art, history and music. For additional information, please contact Pat Lathrope at palathrope @gmail.com

The New Milford Historical Society is excited to announce their upcoming publication: New Milford Revisited. 
The book will be a title in Arcadias Images of America series. Since 1993, Arcadia has produced over 9000 books and is a leader in local history publishing.
New Milford Revisited will feature over 200 images from the Society's collection and will incorporate the history of the New Milford Historical Society & Museum as part of our Centennial commemoration. 
It is expected that the book will be available in July of this year.
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The New Milford Historical Society announces a new publication!

Monday, June 29 2015
The New Milford Historical Soc...
Starts at 1:00 PM
The New Milford Historical Society is excited to announce their upcoming publication: New Milford Revisited. The book will be a title in Arcadias Images of America series. Since 1993, Arcadia has produced over 9000 books and is a leader in local history publishing. New Milford Revisited will feature over 200 images from the Society's collection and will incorporate the history of the New Milford Historical Society & Museum as part of our Centennial commemoration. It is expected that the book will be available in July of this year. Order your copy, now!

The one-day statewide event is designed to showcase Connecticut's diverse world of history, art and tourism to Connecticut residents.  Museums throughout Connecticut, including the Historical Society will be open free to the public on this day.

Museum Open House Day

Saturday, June 9 2012
Museum Open House Day...
Starts at 1:00 PM
The one-day statewide event is designed to showcase Connecticut's diverse world of history, art and tourism to Connecticut residents. Museums throughout Connecticut, including the Historical Society will be open free to the public on this day.

Candlewood Lake Explored
A talk by Larry Marsicano of the Candlewood Lake Authority
Environmental issues which have arisen around the lake will be discussed.

Candlewood Lake Explored

Sunday, September 20 2015
Candlewood Lake Explored ...
Starts at 2:00 PM
Candlewood Lake Explored A talk by Larry Marsicano of the Candlewood Lake Authority Environmental issues which have arisen around the lake will be discussed.

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.

Centennial Exhibition Submission Day

Sunday, March 29 2015
Centennial Exhibition Submissi...
Starts at 10:00 AM
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.