Westport Is Your Oyster:
Cocktail & Garden Party

July 1st, 2018
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Exhibit on view through October 2018

Exhibit explores important contributions–and struggles–of town’s black residents from earliest settlement to present.

Produced in community partnership with TEAM Westport, town’s diversity action committee

Remember Westport’s Enslaved Peoples


Monday, June 18th, 2018 – Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

All Day

As part of the  “Remembered: The History of African Americans in Westport” exhibit, WHS is memorializing the names of over 200 enslaved persons who made up an essential, but often overlooked part of our Town’s History.  Each name will be inscribed permanently on a brick in our Brickwalk.  Please sponsor a brick for $20 which covers cost of brick and installation at no profit to WHS.     Upon the close… …Read More

Destination Westport: In the Footsteps of Patriots, Kings Hwy Tour


Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Rescheduled from May 12th   This 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. …Read More

Time Travelers Summer Camp


Monday, June 25th, 2018 – Friday, August 24th, 2018

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Kids, travel back in time this summer!  Three special week-long sessions to dive into Westport's unique history. Come to one or all three! …Read More

Westport Is Your Oyster: Cocktail & Garden Party


Sunday, July 1st, 2018

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Kick off Summer and the July 4th week with WHS and fresh, off-the-boat oysters courtesy of Copps Island Oysters, flowing Prosecco, generously donated by Fiona Garland and Andrew Bentley, Bourbon tasting by Black Bear Wine & and Spirits and entertainment by Verbatim.   FOR TICKETS: CLICK HERE!   …Read More