A Closer Look at Lost Landscape Revealed: Childe Hassam and The Red Mill, Cos Cob

Hassam The Red Mill Cos Cob

Join Maggie Dimock, Greenwich Historical Society Curator of Exhibitions and Collections, for an illustrated evening lecture on renowned American Impressionist artist Childe Hassam and his close ties to the village of Cos Cob. Learn more about the thriving art colony that grew around the 18th-century Cos Cob boardinghouse run by the Holley family (now operated … Read more

The Local Vaccine Factory

CORONA VIRUS

Many of us are learning more about vaccines and their development than we would have expected just a short time ago. The news is filled with promising stories of COVID-19 vaccines that offer hope of an eventual return to more normal social interactions. It’s clear that the creation of modern vaccines involves sophisticated science that … Read more

Bear Creek Farm Dahlia CSA

giant dahlias bear creek farm

We’re so excited that Bear Creek Farm is bringing their award-winning flowers to the Tavern Garden Markets this summer! Their Peony share (May-June) and Dahlia share (early September) are available for pickup each Wednesday. Fill your home with color and beauty each week from mid-March through October with our CSA. We offer two gorgeous, sustainably … Read more

From Farms to Farmerettes: Greenwich’s Agricultural Past

Now famously home to exclusive housing developments and luxury retailers, the Town of Greenwich began as an agricultural enterprise. Historically, this was a necessity. After the purchase of Greenwich in 1640 from the Munsee Indians, new settlers had to subsist on what they could produce, without dependable help from England. But the agrarian character of … Read more

April Break Workshop: Building a Fairy House 10 am session

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

The Colonial Kitchen Garden

chive blossoms

One of my favorite things to do when the weather gets warm is garden. I love to watch tiny seeds turn into sprouts, sprouts turn into sprigs, and sprigs turn into full grown plants. It is a beautiful process that never fails to give me joy. When we think of a garden, we often think … Read more

Women’s History Month: Greenwich Women Leave Their Mark

Three Greenwich Women You Should Know

Every year March is designated Women’s History Month by Presidential proclamation. The month is set aside to honor women’s contributions in American history. To mark the occasion, the Greenwich Historical Society invites you to read about three women who lived most of their lives in Greenwich and had an immense impact on the everyday lives … Read more

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