May 28, 2020

Story Barn

Our much anticipated biannual event, expertly MC’d  by Bonnie Levison,  will  be presented virtually  as a Story Zoom!  Join local storytellers they explore the theme “Greenwich Together” through sharing personal stories – from the sublime to the ridiculous. In difficult times, Greenwich residents come together -in all manner of ways- to lend a helping hand. Join is in this casual Moth-inspired evening event that’s  sure to bring a smile!  Free registration. Donations welcome.

Bonnie Levison presents at our Fall 2019 Story Barn

Greenwich Historical Society curators, educators and docents have come together to bring the best of Greenwich history – our stories, our landmarks, archives and collections –  online for all to peruse and enjoy.  For educators, parents, and all those curious about Greenwich and our rich history, we welcome to you enjoy.  

This place matters doctors

This Place Matters!
Photo Contest 2020

Everyone who cares about Greenwich and the residents and institutions that make it special are encouraged to snap photos of the people and places that speak to their hearts.  Whether it’s front line responders and staff at the hospital, senior centers and nursing facilities, our first-rate firemen and police, the tireless workers at supermarkets and drug stores working long hours to ensure we have access to food and medications, local restaurants that are offering curb side pick-up, and places of worship that are accommodating their followers virtually, and the many instances of neighbors reaching out to help others.

Document Greenwich

Help us collect written materials, photos and stories that will paint a picture in years to come of our shared experience during the coronavirus pandemic.

 Our Education Team is hard at work creating content for students, teachers and parents. Find interesting facts, at-home projects, and learning guides updated regularly here on our site.  Have contact you would like to see? Let us know at hlodge@greenwichhistory.org.

Suffrage Word Search

100 years ago, the 19th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution was signed, giving women the right to vote. In our exhibit, An Unfinished Revolution: The

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Art & History Camp

Camp is On!

Our Art & History Camp uses the National Historic Landmark Bush-Holley House and its heirloom gardens, great lawn, staff, collections and archives to offer 2nd-8th graders a highly interactive summer experience with a wide variety of activities.  Session will feature Colonial America and the Cos Cob Art Colony periods.

In this unprecedented time, help us continue to fulfill our mission...

to preserve and interpret Greenwich history to strengthen the community’s connection to our past, to each other and to our future. Show your support by renewing your membership or making a gift today.

Dalio
November 17, 2020

History in the Making

Honoring Barbara and Ray Dalio in Conversation with David Rubenstein.

This Fall, the Greenwich Historical Society will be honoring Barbara and Ray Dalio at our “History in the Making” event for their philanthropic contributions to Greenwich and beyond, and their commitment to ensuring a future that offers generations to come opportunities to make our world at large a better place. 

Current Exhibit

An Unfinished Revolution: The Woman’s Suffrage Centennial

February 5 through September 6, 2020 ** We're working on getting this new exhibit online while our galleries are closed! Please check back for updates! **

This dynamic and timely exhibition will take a new look at the history and legacy of the woman’s suffrage movement as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment.

Upcoming Events

All of our on-site events through June have been postponed. Please contact us if you have any inquiries. Online calendars will be updated when new dates have been confirmed.

Greenwich Historical Society will be closed Saturday, 3/14 until further notice. 

All public programs and tours are cancelled. Our office will remain open to staff and scheduled visitors. We will be monitoring developments of this situation closely and taking precautions wherever possible. 

Stay healthy and safe!