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Battle of Ridgefield 245th Anniversary Weekend 

The Town of Ridgefield and Ridgefield Historical Society are celebrating the occasion with a full weekend of events, turning back the clock, and bringing the history and characters of the time alive, as well as introducing new important discoveries regarding the Battle.
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The 245th Anniversary Weekend was a resplendent experience.

If you participated, we thank you and hope you had as much fun as we did.


Send Us Your Best and Favorites!

The 245th Anniversary of the Battle of Ridgefield was expansive and exultant — celebrated over many events and many hours. We invite you to share your favorite photos from the weekend, offering glimpses into moments and scenes that were uniquely yours.

We’ll be creating a gallery, a slideshow, and sharing with the Town.


Next Step: Battle of Ridgefield Charrettes

For the last few weeks, Ridgefield has been immersed in the past, commemorating the 245th Anniversary of the 1777 Battle of Ridgefield. Our next step is to meet as a community and consider and imagine how to integrate this evolving history into our current landscape. We invite you to join the conversation…

Two Charrettes, 5/12 & 6/12 — Register for One Today


Battle Reenactment

Funeral Procession


It’s not too late to treat yourself to a 245th Anniversary souvenir!


The Battle of Ridgefield 245th Anniversary events were hosted by the Town of Ridgefield and the Ridgefield Historical Society with generous support from:

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Ridgefield Historical Society
Houlihan Lawrence logo
Meals on Wheels of Ridgefield logo
Nod Hill Brewery logo
Ridgefield Guild of Artists logo
Ridgefield Rotary Club logo
Tuck Gin logo
Ridgefield Woman's Club logo
Keeler Tavern logo

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