To Come to a Land of Milk and Honey: Virtual Tour

Reopening for In-Person Visits April 27, 2024 Imagine taking Connecticut’s northern and southern borders and extending them west to the Pacific Ocean. Under the terms of a royal charter given to the colony in1662, Connecticut was to stretch from the “Narraganset-Bay on the East, to the South Sea on the West Part.” Following the model … Continue reading “To Come to a Land of Milk and Honey: Virtual Tour”

Fall Fundraiser

Click Here for Tickets We are back! Join us under the tent Saturday, September 9th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm in the Tapping Reeve Meadow for our Annual Fall Fundraiser! Thank you to our Sponsors! Auction Preview Four Nights in Jackson Hole, WY Plus Travel Accessories! This beautiful condo just outside Grand Teton National Park … Continue reading “Fall Fundraiser”

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.