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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 you to enjoy.  If you’d like to contribute to our online resource or have a suggestion for a specific topic of interest, email

The Havemeyer Building

Romanesque doesn’t describe most architecture in Greenwich. Richardsonian Romanesque — even less. Yet, one of the most distinctive buildings in the town’s historic municipal center

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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 of the ancient world,

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