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To continually engage in scholarly research and examination of Westport’s history as part of the larger American story in order to encourage interest in recognizing and preserving the records, relics and historic sites of the Town of Westport and vicinity, thereby encouraging a holistic view of local and national history that is inclusive of the histories of all people and groups represented in American heritage

Tuesday Treasure: Innovation

Tuesday Treasure: Innovation

Virtual Event

Tuesday, May 18th, 2021 – Tuesday, May 18th, 2021

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

With nearly 100 inventions submitted for patents by Westporters, learn more about the pieces created in our community.   …Read More

Michaela MacColl on “View From Pagoda Hill”

Michaela MacColl on “View From Pagoda Hill”

Author Discussion

Thursday, May 20th, 2021 – Thursday, May 20th, 2021

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for a live discussion with New York Times best-selling author Michaela MacColl, to commemorate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. MacColl will discuss her new book, View From Pagoda Hill,  …Read More

Destination Westport: In Gatsby’s Shoes

Destination Westport: In Gatsby’s Shoes

Walking Tour

Saturday, May 22nd, 2021 – Saturday, May 22nd, 2021

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

Destination Westport: Women's Coalition

Destination Westport: Women’s Coalition

Walking Tour

Friday, May 28th, 2021 – Friday, May 28th, 2021

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Celebrate women’s history in the museum’s newest downtown stroll. Learn about the business owners, activists and larger-than-life ladies …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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