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May 5, 2021
10:00 am
From May 5 through November, join us on alternating Wednesdays for our Tavern Garden Markets! Tavern Garden Markets feature all things “Home” – from food and flowers to specially curated items that...
April 20, 2021
6:00 pm
Join us for a local look at the Early Native- and African-American experience in Greenwich with researcher and historian Theresa Vega. Our discussion will include the rise and decline of the community...
April 15, 2021
1:00 pm
Come join us for some April vacation fun! The Greenwich Historical Society is offering a series of educational, hands-on activities for the break. What Will My Garden Grow? In this workshop, students...
April 14, 2021
10:00 am
Come join us for some April vacation fun! The Greenwich Historical Society is offering a series of educational, hands-on activities for the break. In this workshop, students will learn lore surrounding a...
April 14, 2021
1:00 pm
Come join us for some April vacation fun! The Greenwich Historical Society is offering a series of educational, hands-on activities for the break. In this workshop, students will learn lore surrounding a...
March 16, 2021
6:00 pm
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...
February 24, 2021
1:00 pm
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...
January 14, 2021
7:00 pm
Join us for our second Story Barn via Zoom. Story Barn is a long-standing tradition at the Historical Society, celebrating the fine art of sharing our personal histories. Warm, funny, touching and...
December 15, 2020
While we’ll miss our annual Candlelight Holiday Event, we are committed to offering festive tours of our c.1730 Bush-Holley House during the month of December. Period decoration, including special holiday items from...
November 10, 2020
7:00 pm
Why was the ERA proposed? Why was it controversial? We encourage those of all ages in our community – from students to seniors – to join us and recommit to our democratic...
October 3, 2020
12:00 pm
Join the outdoor fun at our much anticipated annual Fall Festival.  Bring the whole family to the Historical Society or an afternoon of music, scarecrow making, Enjoy live music performed by popular...
September 30, 2020
6:00 pm
Our 89th annual meeting was presented virtually on September 30th.
September 22, 2020
7:00 pm
Anya Seton was the bestselling author of ten historical novels, including the masterpieces Katherine and The Winthrop Woman, which are still widely beloved over sixty years after their original publication. Yet there has never before been a...