God’s Little Acre: The Slave Trade in Newport with Keith Stokes

Gods Little Acre Newport Rhode Island

Cemeteries are largely seen as final resting places – an end. But God’s Little Acre, a Colonial African Burying Ground in Newport, Rhode Island is the beginning point to a rich cultural tapestry that is Newport’s African and African-American history. Recognized as the oldest and largest existing enslaved and free African heritage burying ground in … Read more

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.

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

Chocolate Sunday Celebration

Chocolate Sunday Celebration 2021

Our annual Chocolate Sunday celebration takes a new delicious twist this year with a special take–home package to share with your Valentines! Enjoy a specially wrapped package of hot chocolate, sweets and chocolate treats with two Valentine mugs. Our curators and education staff have created a Valentine–inspired craft kit based on historic designs in our … Read more

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