Stitching Stories

Stitching Stories, a new exhibit at the Litchfield Historical Society, tells the story of quiltmaking in Litchfield from the nineteenth century to the present. Featuring five standout examples from the Society’s collection and one piece on loan from a local quilter, the exhibit examines the various stories told with needle and thread: stories of quilt … Continue reading “Stitching Stories”

Music in the Meadow

Important Update! In light of the worsening COVID-19 situation, we have made the very difficult decision to cancel the event. Although fundraising events are important to the Society, the safety of our staff, volunteers and community is our highest priority. If you have already responded to the invitation, we will happily return your ticket purchase, or … Continue reading “Music in the Meadow”

Wing It with The Litchfield Historical Society

The Litchfield Historical Society is thrilled to present our 2020 Spring Fundraiser! This year, we asked some of your favorite local artists to transform Bluebird and Bat Houses into unique works of art. And they did! With sweeping landscapes, bright colors, inspired techniques, and more, our artists delivered! Thank you artists! But the most important thing has … Continue reading “Wing It with The Litchfield Historical Society”

Secrets of the Spy Master: Decoding the Tallmadge Story

Join the Litchfield Historical Society for a month of talks, videos, activities, and more examining Litchfield’s own Benjamin Tallmadge, the spy master for George Washington.

Join the Litchfield Historical Society for a month of talks, videos, activities, and more examining Litchfield’s own Benjamin Tallmadge, the spy master for George Washington.

Documenting Coronavirus in Litchfield

The Litchfield Historical Society needs your help. Recognizing that this is a unique moment in history, we would like to document the effect of the Coronavirus on our community. For many years, researchers have visited us to learn about the Revolutionary War, the Litchfield Law School and other significant events, people and places in Litchfield’s history. … Continue reading “Documenting Coronavirus in Litchfield”

Antiquarian to Accredited

Antiquarian to Accredited also explores the individual stories surrounding the objects and papers in our collection. From the unique viewpoints of our staff, board members, volunteers, and other guest contributors, the labels are written in a conversational tone to best express their personal interest in the object. Visitors will be encouraged to share their own favorite experience or object in the museum.

Antiquarian to Accredited also explores the individual stories surrounding the objects and papers in our collection. From the unique viewpoints of our staff, board members, volunteers, and other guest contributors, the labels are written in a conversational tone to best express their personal interest in the object. Visitors will be encouraged to share their own favorite experience or object in the museum.