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Upcoming Programs

Chats on the Past: Mary Thompson

Virtual Event

Friday, August 14th, 2020

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Fridays are for fascinating forums! Join us for a Live discussion on Zoom with author Mary Thompson, Research Historian at Mount Vernon. Thompson will discuss her book, The Only Unavoidable Subject of Regret: …Read More

Destination Westport: Westport Sanitarium

Walking Tour

Sunday, August 16th, 2020

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Though the buildings are long gone, the site of the Westport Sanitarium—one of two in Westport—still tells the story of public health. Follow our docent through the park and discover the tales …Read More

Tuesday Treasure: Dragon Lady

Virtual Event

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Westporter Sigrid Schultz was a renowned war correspondent during the Second World War, serving as Bureau Chief of the Central European Office of the Chicago Tribune, in Berlin. To gain a clearer picture of Schultz’s importance …Read More

Destination Westport: In Gatsby’s Shoes

Walking Tour

Saturday, August 22nd, 2020

9:15 am - 11:30 am

Imagine it’s the summer of 1920. Westport is a sleepy farm community that lures New York’s most glamorous couple-F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald—to its shores.  …Read More

Announcements

Honor Your Loved Ones with a Brick!

WM will be closed due to the COVID-19 virus following the closure protocol for the Westport School System


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