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Illuminating The Past: Lantern Tour


Saturday, October 20th, 2018

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ninth Annual Tour:  Stories from Beyond The Grave: Meet us at Willowbrook Cemetery, 395 Main Street, Westport …Read More

Barracoon: Book Discussion with publisher Tracy Sherrod


Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Part of WHS’ Remembered Series in connection with the Remembered exhibition...   In 1927, Zora Neale Hurston traveled to Plateau, Alabama, to visit eighty-six-year-old Cudjo Lewis, a survivor of the Clotilda, the last slaver known to have made the transatlantic journey. …Read More

Spooktober Pumpkin Decorating Contest


Friday, October 26th, 2018 – Saturday, October 27th, 2018

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Prepare for ghoulish family fun for all ages at the Westport Historical Society’s Pumpkin Contest during WHS’ month-long celebration, Spooktober! …Read More

Night at the Haunted Wheeler House


Saturday, October 27th, 2018

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Located at Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place   For the first time ever WHS has been taken over by ghosts and apparitions! Try to solve the mystery of the ghosts at the Haunted Historical Society.   …Read More

The Fine Art of Art Restoration: Causes and Remedies


Sunday, November 4th, 2018

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Troy Fine Art Services, Inc. provides fine art services specializing in Art Restoration, Conservation and Art Installation to private individuals, and collectors as well as museums and corporations. Join Troy Amuso as he takes you on a descriptive and visual journey of the environmental and self causing effects that can deteriorate a painting requiring it to need restoration. …Read More