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Founder’s Day

July 18, 2024

Event Details

Date: July 18, 2024
Time: 12:00 pm
–3:00 pm


Location: Innis Arden Cottage

Join the Historical Society in collaboration with the Greenwich Point Conservancy to celebrate the 384th anniversary of the founding of the European settlement of Greenwich. The Greenwich Point Conservancy will be leading tours of the Feake-Ferris House (circa 1645-1689), know for being both the oldest and first house in Greenwich and among the oldest houses in America. Saved from demolition and undergoing restoration by the Greenwich Point Conservancy under a Strategic Alliance Agreement. Along with the tours Elizabeth Fones Winthrop Feake Hallett, the only female founder, will be highlighted as well as have the opportunity to listen to a reading of the original 1640 deed.

Light refreshments will be served.


LOCATION: Innis Arden Cottage at Greenwich Point

Ceremony will take place at noon. Shuttle van departures for Feake-Ferris House tours will be at 12:30, 1:00, 1:30, 2:00 and 2:30. Individual tour capacity is limited and will be filled on a first come first serve basis.

For more information on the Feake-Ferris House visit:

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