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Greenwich History

Explore the History of Greenwich

“History Matters. It connects people to something larger than themselves. People need history to understand the world around them and develop solutions for the future. We need history to ground using our shared stories, to make sense of the world unfolding today”

Curious about the history of our beautiful town? From ancient Native American lands to European settlements, Colonial and  Revolutionary periods, through the Industrial Age, though the Great Wars and to today, the land we inhabit todays is part of our shared story. Learn more here.

old mill farmGreenwich 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.

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