Camp Registration: Elementary School

Elementary School Camps 2nd – 5th Grade, 9:30 am – 2:30 pmHistory Camp: July 26 – 30Art Camp: August 2 – 6 For more information or assistance with registration please call 203-869-6899, or contact Heather Lodge at hlodge@greenwichhistory.org.

Camp Registration: Middle School

Middle School Camps 6th – 8th Grade, 9:30 am – 2:30 pmHistory Camp: July 12 – 16Art Camp: July 19 – 23 For more information or assistance with registration please call 203-869-6899, or contact Heather Lodge at hlodge@greenwichhistory.org.

2021 Art History and Landscape Lecture

The Pen and the Trowel: Authors, Their Gardens and Mine with Marta McDowell Emily Dickinson once described herself as “a lunatic on bulbs.” For the past 30 years Marta McDowell, author and teacher of landscape history and horticulture at the New York Botanical Garden has been occupied (preoccupied?) — with writers who garden. Researching their … Read more

From the Archives: Winter Scenes in Greenwich

Snow can bring up some passionate feelings – nostalgic joy at the sight of falling flakes and the first snowball thrown, or simmering hate for the freezing cold and heavy shoveling. Whatever your feelings towards snow, big snow storms are one of nature’s feats that connect people throughout time in the Northeast. While the shape … Read more

Presidential Objects in Our Collection

Cribbage board by President Grover Cleveland

Presidents, upon leaving office, have long been encouraged to establish Presidential libraries, where the American public has access to documents, objects and other historical materials that reflect their service. To date, 13 presidential libraries are overseen by the National Archives, the first library having been established in 1939 for President Franklin Roosevelt. But the United … Read more

April Break Workshop: Building a Fairy House

Fairy house workshop greenwich histosrical

Come join us for some April vacation fun! The Greenwich Historical Society is offering a series of educational, hands-on activities for the break. In this workshop, students will learn lore surrounding a fairy’s home, from the ancient Japanese Urashima Taro to the Victorian English Goblin Market to the Hudson Valley’s own revolutionary Rip Van Winkle. … Read more

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