CT History Lecture Series – May 18, 2023

We are so excited that Jared Day will be continuing the CT History series. We invite you to join us on Thursdays May 4, 11, 18, and 25. The same ZOOM LINK will be used for all lectures in May.Time: 1:00-2:00PM ET (Recordings of the lectures will be e-mailed when received from the presenter.) Join […]

SPYMISTRESSES

Harwinton Town Hall Assembly Room 100 Bentley Dr, Harwinton, CT

The Story of Allied Women Spies of WW II Historian John Cilio Sponsored by the Harwinton Historical Society Join us for this lively and engaging presentation about the history of women spies in World War II.

CT History Lecture Series – May 25, 2023

We are so excited that Jared Day will be continuing the CT History series. We invite you to join us on Thursdays May 4, 11, 18, and 25. The same ZOOM LINK will be used for all lectures in May. Time: 1:00-2:00PM ET (Recordings of the lectures will be e-mailed when received from the presenter.) […]

Our Hidden Landscapes: Indigenous Stone Ceremonial Sites in Southern New England

Harwinton Town Hall Assembly Room 100 Bentley Dr, Harwinton, CT

Doors open at 6:30 pm Presentation begins at 7:00 pm Presented by Dr. Lucianne Lavin Director Emerita of Research and Collections at the Institute for American Indian Studies Sponsored by: The Harwinton and Burlington Land Trusts Register at: www.burlingtonlandtrust.org/rsvp A hike in the woods often reveals a variety of built stone cultural features. Many of […]

Harwinton Historical Society Member Meeting

Harwinton Town Hall Assembly Room 100 Bentley Dr, Harwinton, CT

Dear members: We'd like to remind you of the upcoming Harwinton Historical Society Member Meeting on Sunday, 21 January 2024, at 2:00 PM at the Harwinton Town Hall. The meeting agenda is included below. We hope to see you there. Happy New Year from the Harwinton Historical Society Board of Directors Harwinton Historical Society Member Meeting  2:00 PM, Sunday, […]

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Civil War Recruitment in Litchfield County: Tales of Scandal and Intrigue

Harwinton Town Hall Assembly Room 100 Bentley Dr, Harwinton, CT

Sponsored by Harwinton Historical Society Presented by Peter Vermilyea Sunday, February 25 @ 2:00 PM Harwinton Town Hall- Bentley Drive The Northern war effort depended upon local communities to raise the troops and supplies needed for the battlefield. Many had thought the Civil War would last only a few months; but in the summer of […]

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Heroes and Headaches: New England’s Story of Piracy at Home and Abroad

Harwinton Town Hall Assembly Room 100 Bentley Dr, Harwinton, CT

Sunday, April 7 @ 2 PM Harwinton Town Hall- Bentley Drive Co-sponsored by Harwinton Historical Society & Harwinton Public Library Welcome aboard as we discuss this hidden part of New England's history . . . Pirates and pirate hunters! -Why did people become pirates or pirate hunters? -How were pirate ships run? -What weapons and […]

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Harwinton Historical Society CT Open House Day

Harwinton School House 118 Litchfield Road, Harwinton, CT, United States

Harwinton’s One-room First District School OPEN HOUSE Saturday, June 8 from 10-2 Route 118 Harwinton (on the grounds of Harwinton Consolidated School) Celebrate CT Open House Day by visiting Harwinton Historical Society's 1840 Center School (a.k.a. First District School). Out of twelve one-room schoolhouses in Harwinton, First District is the only one that has been […]

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