Programs

The 1777 Danbury Raid Talk

American Revolution

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Ed Hynes for an insigtful talk on two local battles.  In the spring of 1777 the British landed a force of 2,000 men on Compo Beach with the goal of confiscating or destroying the Patriot’s supply of tents and other provisions stashed in Danbury. 

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This show sold out: Show added May 12: Tribute to Bob Dylan Coffeehouse

Events

Friday, April 28, 2017

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The next Coffeehouse at the Wheeler’s with singer-songwriter Suzanne Sheridan and guest musicians will pay tribute to Bob Dylan

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Kings Highway North Historic District Walking Tour

Events

Saturday, May 6, 2017

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Edward F. Gerber, Past President of the Historical Society, will host a walking tour of the Kings Highway North Historic District. 

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Danbury Raid Bus Tour with Ed Hynes

American Revolution

Sunday, May 7, 2017

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for an all day tour led by Ed Hynes, CFA

In the spring of 1777 the British landed a force of 2,000 men on Compo Beach with the goal of confiscating or destroying the Patriot’s supply of tents and other provisions stashed in Danbury. 

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Coffeehouse Tribute to Bob Dylan

Events

Friday, May 12, 2017

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The next Coffeehouse at the Wheeler’s with singer-songwriter Suzanne Sheridan and guest musicians will pay tribute to Bob Dylan

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Saugatuck History Walking Tour

Tours

Saturday, May 13, 2017

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for one of its most popular walking tours, a stroll through Old Saugatuck accompanied by guide Bob Mitchell. The one-hour tour begins at 3:00 pm and ends with a drink on the house at one of Saugatuck’s favorite haunts,

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Tax Credit for Historic Preservation

Events

Saturday, May 20, 2017

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Alyssa Lozupone, Architectural Preservationist of the Connecticut State Historic Preservation Office, will provide an overview of  The Historic Homes Rehabilitation Tax Credit Program

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Adams Academy Open House

Events

Saturday, May 20, 2017

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 Adams Academy will be open for visitors. Join the historical society to see an authentic school house and discover

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26 Annual Hidden Garden Tour

Events

Sunday, June 11, 2017

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tour-goers will have a very special opportunity to experience six spectacular, not-to-be-missed gardens in Westport, Southport and Easton.  “Each garden has been carefully selected in honor of this 26th Annual Hidden Garden Tour,” said Event Co-Chair Terri Keppel.  One of the gardens was a favorite of a past tour and is being showcased again by popular demand to see how it has evolved.

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Historic Business District Walking Tour: National Hall & Post Rd East

Tours

Saturday, June 17, 2017

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us  for a walking tour of the town’s Business Center District and discover facts about such historic sites as National Hall and the former Westport Bank & Trust Company building.

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