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Cultural history

Scott House Journal, July 2023

This edition of the Scott House Journal features the Couch family collection as well as a tribute to the Ridgefield Garden Club’s long association with the West Lane/Peter Parley Schoolhouse.

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History

Schoolhouse Days

Springtime is always busy in the world of education and the Peter Parley Schoolhouse is no exception. In recent weeks we’ve welcomed a whole new crop of Parley scholars — offering them a glimpse of Schoolhouse life in centuries past.

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RHS News

On Board with Raymond Murphy

This month, we introduce Ray Murphy, who joined the Historical Society Board earlier this spring after volunteering with the Collections team for a year. A retired attorney, Ray brings a love of history, professionalism, good sense, plus a very nice manner, to his post.

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RHS News

Thank You, Ridgefield Thrift Shop!

Thanks to the generosity of the Ridgefield Thrift Shop, the Ridgefield Historical Society is embarking on a technology upgrade, updating equipment and systems best left in the past.

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Ridgefield

Pick from the Collection: 1930s Directional Sign

In March 2023, the “Old Ridgefield” Facebook Page featured a post on Ridgefield’s Directional Signs from the 1930s. The post indicated that a single sign still remained — on site at the Ridgefield Historical Society and in need of repair. Bill Dornfeld heard about the sign and came to the rescue.

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