Calendar of Events


On view through November 25, 2018

By the Virtue of its Citizens: Educating a New Nation at Sarah Pierce’s Academy
This exhibit explores the impact of the Litchfield Female Academy on the town of Litchfield and the students who attended, as well as the influence of the graduates on social and educational reform.

To Weep with Those Who Weep: Mourning Practices in Litchfield
This exhibit showcases the history of mourning in the 19th century, following the death of George Washington, and documents the tangible and intangible manifestations of loss in Litchfield and the surrounding area.


Upcoming Events

Wed Aug 15
  • August Summer Fun Community Week

    Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow

    Age(s): All Ages
    Fee: Free, donations appreciated.

     
    We are soaking up the last of summer with a week of FREE afternoon crafts and games for families at the Tapping Reeve Meadow. Every day we will be doing something different – from painting and planting to making sundials and playing colonial games. Stop in anytime to join in the fun! 

Thu Aug 16
  • August Summer Fun Community Week

    Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow

    Age(s): All Ages
    Fee: Free, donations appreciated.

     
    We are soaking up the last of summer with a week of FREE afternoon crafts and games for families at the Tapping Reeve Meadow. Every day we will be doing something different – from painting and planting to making sundials and playing colonial games. Stop in anytime to join in the fun! 

Fri Aug 17
  • August Summer Fun Community Week

    Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow

    Age(s): All Ages
    Fee: Free, donations appreciated.

     
    We are soaking up the last of summer with a week of FREE afternoon crafts and games for families at the Tapping Reeve Meadow. Every day we will be doing something different – from painting and planting to making sundials and playing colonial games. Stop in anytime to join in the fun! 

Sat Aug 18
  • Walking Tour: North Street

    Time: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
    Location: Litchfield History Museum

    Fee: Members Free; $5 Non-members
    Registration Required: Email or Online

    Explore the stories and local sites of residents who called North Street in Litchfield home. Fan favorites, such as Benjamin Tallmadge, Sarah Pierce, and the Beecher's all lived on fashionable North Street. Learn more about these hometown heroes and the valuable contributions they made to history. 

    Walking tours each last about 1 hour. Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a bottle of water. 

Sun Aug 19
  • Garden Helpers: Parenting Plants

    Time: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow, 82 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759

    Ages: Families of all ages
    Fee: Free, donations appreciated.

    Get to know the Litchfield Historical Society’s new Tapping Reeve Meadow with programs for families every Sunday. Garden Helpers will explore ways to learn and be creative in our new children’s garden. Each week visitors will create something to assist “plant parenting” while learning about the history of gardening.

    Can’t come on Sunday? Our Garden Educator will be in the garden every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00-5:00 to share with visitors all the fun things there are to do in the Meadow!

Sun Aug 26
  • Garden Helpers: Parenting Plants

    Time: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
    Location: Tapping Reeve Meadow, 82 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759

    Ages: Families of all ages
    Fee: Free, donations appreciated.

    Get to know the Litchfield Historical Society’s new Tapping Reeve Meadow with programs for families every Sunday. Garden Helpers will explore ways to learn and be creative in our new children’s garden. Each week visitors will create something to assist “plant parenting” while learning about the history of gardening.

    Can’t come on Sunday? Our Garden Educator will be in the garden every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00-5:00 to share with visitors all the fun things there are to do in the Meadow!

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