Some might say that Sunday, April 30 was a perfect ‘weather day’ for a Tea. And we’re inclined to agree. Rain outside, lots of it, along with the lush greenery and beauty of spring — all visible from the warmth and comfort of the Lounsbury House windows.
This edition of the Scott House Journal includes Jack Sanders’ recommendations on what items are worth saving to help future historians provide an accurate view of the past; as well as an account of a curious 1925 Ridgefield court case over that most simple of resources — wood. This story was recently uncovered while reviewing documents in the Ridgefield Historical Society archives.
This edition of the Scott House Journal includes stories on the inaugural Witness Stones installation in Ridgefield at the David Scott House, also the Historical Society headquarters; and a wonderful biography of Mabel E. Cleves, a champion of kindergarten in Ridgefield in the earlier 1900s.
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.