The My Country Blog

Dive deeper into Litchfield’s history with blog posts by the Litchfield Historical Society Staff and Volunteers

Dive deeper into Litchfield’s history with blog posts by the Litchfield Historical Society Staff and Volunteers

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”

Wednesdays with Carol

Introducing Wednesdays with Carol, a series that follows volunteer Carol Jones as she inventories the Society’s children’s clothing collection.

Introducing Wednesdays with Carol, a series that follows volunteer Carol Jones as she inventories the Society’s children’s clothing collection.

Litchfield: The Making of a New England Town

It is hard to imagine a place in New England with a richer story to tell than Litchfield. This exceptionally handsome town, founded in 1715 in Connecticut’s northwest hills, is considered one of the most historic locations in the state.

It is hard to imagine a place in New England with a richer story to tell than Litchfield. This exceptionally handsome town, founded in 1715 in Connecticut’s northwest hills, is considered one of the most historic locations in the state.