Programs

Upcoming Programs

a beautiful POND

“the beautiful POND”

Events

Sunday, May 15 - September 3, 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:

https://youtu.be/JvhqXrc1q9s    Robin Tauck shares her excitement about the current exhibit

https://youtu.be/GQLjexVYS1g  – Judith Orseck Katz discusses “the Beautiful POND” exhibit.

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Norm Bloom Copps Island Oysters

Celebrate our Shellfishing History with Norm Bloom & Son: SOLD OUT

Events

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

9:30 am - 11:30 am

SOLD OUT!
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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Kings Highway Walking Tour 2016

Kings Highway North Historic District Walking Tour

Tours

Saturday, September 24, 2016

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Edward F. Gerber, Past President of the Historical Society, will host a walking tour of the Kings Highway North Historic District.   The tour will be an opportunity for history buffs to learn about one of the town’s oldest settled areas, some homes of which date to the mid-1700s.

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Old Saugatuck 2016

Walk Through Saugatuck History with us

Tours

Saturday, October 8, 2016

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for one of our most popular walking tours, a stroll through Old Saugatuck led by guide Bob Mitchell, WHS Board President. The tour begins at 3 p.m. and ends with a drink on the house at one of Saugatuck’s favorite haunts, the Black Duck.

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Frank Porto Band

Musical History Tour with Frank Porto Band

Events

Sunday, October 9, 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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Business District Walking Tour

Business District Walking Tour: National Hall & Post Rd East

Tours

Saturday, October 22, 2016

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us on Saturday, October 22, 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. Both are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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