In this video short, Candiss explains the origin of the expression “Don’t Fly Off The Handle”. Today it means to “become very angry and lose control over your emotions” but in Colonial times it referred to a common household item.
Colonial Expressions: Why Do We Say That? Episode 4: Don’t Fly Off The Handle
Dr. Darla Shaw sat down with Elaine Kelemen to talk about her fascinating life in Ridgefield.
How different life would have been for Rachel Wallace Dauchy a Ridgefield resident almost 300 years ago!
If you have experience (professional or volunteer), managing projects from start to finish and are interested in Ridgefield, we have great volunteer opportunities for you!
Phil brings his extensive historic preservation experience to our organization helping us to safeguard significant buildings in town.