The Ridgefield Historical Society is conducting Battle of Ridgefield Community Planning Charrettes to look to the future and consider how Ridgefield might integrate the Battle of Ridgefield history into our current landscape.
On Sunday, April 10, the Ridgefield Historical Society was presented with an America 250 Commendation by the recently-formed Cannon Ridge Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR).
Findings from Phase 1 research have been released as a technical report. Two planning workshops are scheduled to engage the public about the future of the Battlefield work.
For the last many weeks, Ridgefield has been immersed in the past, commemorating the 245th Anniversary of the 1777 Battle of Ridgefield. Now it’s time to look ahead — to
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.
Ridgefield Historical Society staff and researchers from Heritage Consultants, LLC are documenting areas in town where fighting occurred in addition to the three most well-known engagements along Route 116. What is less known is the fighting that occurred throughout town afterwards which may be described as a “fourth engagement.”
Work has begun on a major study of the Battle of Ridgefield with the formation of an advisory group to oversee the National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program grant obtained this year by the Ridgefield Historical Society.