History from Home

Greenwich 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.  If you’d like to contribute to our online resource or have a suggestion for a specific topic of interest, please click here.

Ceramics by Leon Volkmar

Leon Volkmar (1879–1959) was an American studio ceramicist whose pieces were deeply influenced by the forms and glaze colors of ceramics from the ancient world,

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Conyers Manor

These are two images of the Manor House at Conyers Manor in backcountry Greenwich. The postcard dates from the early 20th century, shortly after businessman

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Time Travel

During the late 19th and early 20th century, Greenwich was a popular leisure time destination that featured a number of architecturally impressive and luxurious hotels.

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Greenwich Historical Society will be closed Saturday, 3/14 until further notice. 

All public programs and tours are cancelled. Our office will remain open to staff and scheduled visitors. We will be monitoring developments of this situation closely and taking precautions wherever possible. 

Stay healthy and safe!