Brickwalk Graphic
Brickwalk Graphic
Make Your Mark on History: Purchase your Engraved Brick for our Walkway

May 27th until September 5th

 Buy Your Engraved Brick Now

The WHS has a wonderful way to guarantee your place in Westport’s history. By donating to our new Brickwalk and Patio initiative you will help pave the way! With personalized bricks we will create a brand new pathway at the Westport Historical Society’s front door.  Each brick is a tax deductible donation. 

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a beautiful POND

“the beautiful POND”


Sunday, May 15th, 2016
through Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

An exhibit to celebrate Old Mill Pond, Compo Cove

The charming town of Westport, CT can attribute its very existence, in large part, to the Sherwood Mill Pond.
New Videos:    Robin Tauck shares her excitement about the current exhibit  – Judith Orseck Katz discusses “the Beautiful POND” exhibit.

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children writing Camp

Kids Summer Program: Sketch to Stretch


Monday, August 15th, 2016
through Thursday, August 25th, 2016

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sketch to Stretch: Monday through Thursday for two consecutive weeks,  children 6-13,  join us for a fun and memorable summer learning experience that will make for a creative transition from the Lazy Days of Summer to the new and exciting school year. 

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Norm Bloom Copps Island Oysters

Celebrate our Shellfishing History with Norm Bloom & Son


Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Second Tour added!
Westport Historical Society is proud to host a field trip to Norm Bloom & Son Copps Island Oyster Facility.  For three generations Norm Bloom & Son has farmed and harvested oysters and clams from the clean, cold waters of the Connecticut Shore.

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Frank Porto Band

Musical History Tour with Frank Porto Band


Sunday, October 9th, 2016

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Musicians of a certain age will perform music of a certain vintage when the Connecticut-based Frank Porto Band performs tunes from the Big Band Era and the Great American Songbook here at WHS.

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