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Past Events

The New Milford Historical Society and the New Milford Public Library are proud to present 
Panic in Connecticut: Accused Witches Have Their Say

Travel back to the 17th century and hear what 5 women accused of witchcraft have to say.  Actress Virginia Wolf brings them to life, fully costumed, fully incensed, fully frightened.
Painstakingly researched, “Panic in Connecticut;     Accused Witches Have Their Say” is a one woman show that sheds light on the puritan society that    condemned so-called witches to their death thirty years before the hysterics of Salem, MA. 

Held in Memorial Hall in the NMPL

Panic in Connecticut: Accused Witches Have Their Say

Wednesday, October 17 2012
Panic in Connecticut: Accused ...
Starts at 6:30 PM
The New Milford Historical Society and the New Milford Public Library are proud to present Panic in Connecticut: Accused Witches Have Their Say Travel back to the 17th century and hear what 5 women accused of witchcraft have to say.  Actress Virginia Wolf brings them to life, fully costumed, fully incensed, fully frightened. Painstakingly researched, “Panic in Connecticut; Accused Witches Have Their Say” is a one woman show that sheds light on the puritan society that condemned so-called witches to their death thirty years before the hysterics of Salem, MA.  Held in Memorial Hall in the NMPL

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

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

Friday, July 24 2015
Giant Tag Sale to Benefit the ...
Starts at 8:00 AM
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

Join us and warm up with hot mulled cider, donuts and coffee after you've taken your pictures of the trees and the decorated fire trucks.

During the Tree lighting on the New Milford Green
Come enjoy our old-fashioned Christmas decorations!

Open House at the Society

Saturday, November 29 2014
Open House at the Society...
Starts at 4:00 PM
Join us and warm up with hot mulled cider, donuts and coffee after you've taken your pictures of the trees and the decorated fire trucks. During the Tree lighting on the New Milford Green Come enjoy our old-fashioned Christmas decorations!

Join registrar, Amie Walston and fellow herbalist Lori Angelicola as they lead a hands-on 
workshop making traditional winter wellness recipes. Learn about the immune boosting 
and germ fighting qualities of some common grocery staples; and discover the benefits and 
historical uses of local plants. Participants will take home their own bottles of infused vinegar 
commonly known as “fire cider” and elderberry syrup for their own preventative care aresenal 
this cold and flu season. 
Ms. Walston and Ms. Angelicola met at Twinstar School of Herbal and Energetic Healing, 
where they completed The Art and Science of Herbalism, a Rosemary Gladstar correspondence 
course. They’ve been gardening, foraging, making herbal concoctions and sharing their 
knowledge with friends ever since! 
Held in the Boardman Store Gallery at the New Milfored Historical Society & Museum at the 
North end of the Green on Thursday January 18th, 2018 from 6:30-8:00 pm. 
Fee: members $10/ non-members $15  ~  Refreshments Served 
Registration in advance is appreciated. Please call (860) 354-3069

Syrups & Cider

Thursday, January 18 2018
Syrups & Cider ...
Starts at 6:30 PM
Join registrar, Amie Walston and fellow herbalist Lori Angelicola as they lead a hands-on workshop making traditional winter wellness recipes. Learn about the immune boosting and germ fighting qualities of some common grocery staples; and discover the benefits and historical uses of local plants. Participants will take home their own bottles of infused vinegar commonly known as “fire cider” and elderberry syrup for their own preventative care aresenal this cold and flu season. Ms. Walston and Ms. Angelicola met at Twinstar School of Herbal and Energetic Healing, where they completed The Art and Science of Herbalism, a Rosemary Gladstar correspondence course. They’ve been gardening, foraging, making herbal concoctions and sharing their knowledge with friends ever since! Held in the Boardman Store Gallery at the New Milfored Historical Society & Museum at the North end of the Green on Thursday January 18th, 2018 from 6:30-8:00 pm. Fee: members $10/ non-members $15 ~ Refreshments Served Registration in advance is appreciated. Please call (860) 354-3069

The New Milford Historical Society & Museum would like to borrow artifacts from the community related to the First Congregational Church in New Milford.  The museum will be hosting a commemorative exhibit entitled; First Congregational Church: Celebrating 300 Years of Faithful Service in New Milford, 1716-2016 this fall to celebrate their 300th anniversary. The museum is seeking letters, books, objects, art, furniture or other objects related to the long history of the church.  The museum already has a number of objects in their permanent collection pertaining to the Congregational Church such as such as a portion of the pulpit from the 1754 Meetinghouse and original sermons from Rev. Nathaniel Taylor from 1750. Both the Church and the museum would like to get the com munity involved with this special exhibit. The exhibit will run from October 1st through January 8, 2017.
Please contact the Museum by September 12th if you would like to participate in the upcoming exhibit.

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

Saturday, October 1 2016
First Congregational Church: C...
Starts at 10:00 AM
The New Milford Historical Society & Museum would like to borrow artifacts from the community related to the First Congregational Church in New Milford. The museum will be hosting a commemorative exhibit entitled; First Congregational Church: Celebrating 300 Years of Faithful Service in New Milford, 1716-2016 this fall to celebrate their 300th anniversary. The museum is seeking letters, books, objects, art, furniture or other objects related to the long history of the church. The museum already has a number of objects in their permanent collection pertaining to the Congregational Church such as such as a portion of the pulpit from the 1754 Meetinghouse and original sermons from Rev. Nathaniel Taylor from 1750. Both the Church and the museum would like to get the com munity involved with this special exhibit. The exhibit will run from October 1st through January 8, 2017. Please contact the Museum by September 12th if you would like to participate in the upcoming exhibit.

The historical society will host a special breakfast for the New Milford Chamber of Commerce 
members. The new exhibit will be open for viewing on this morning. This is a Chamber of 
Commerce event. Please contact the Chamber to participate at 860-354-6080. Limited enrollment.

New Milford Chamber of Commerce Breakfast

Tuesday, September 24 2013
New Milford Chamber of Commerc...
Starts at 10:00 AM
The historical society will host a special breakfast for the New Milford Chamber of Commerce members. The new exhibit will be open for viewing on this morning. This is a Chamber of Commerce event. Please contact the Chamber to participate at 860-354-6080. Limited enrollment.

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