A new exhibit in town hall, Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route, highlights Ridgebury’s encounter with French troops, just four years after the hostile British force under General Tryon had come through the village.
the 1919 graduating class of the formerly named Alexander Hamilton High School. Yearbooks, a 1944 banner, senior class trip photos, and graduation invitations from our archives were included in the Town Hall display June 1 – July 30, 2021.
An image gallery of the winners of our first annual LEGO® Sculpture Contest. Team Zides took 1st place in the Mixed Age Category for St. Stephen’s Church. All entries were on view at Ridgefield Town Hall in the front lobby exhibit cases from February 5 through March 31, 2021.
Hardly the end of the struggle for diverse women’s equality, the Nineteenth Amendment became a crucial step, but only a step, in the continuing quest for more representative democracy.
Congress passed the 19th Amendment prohibiting discrimination based on one’s sex on June 4, 1919 but in order for the amendment to become law three-quarters of the states (36) had to approve the bill. One more state was needed.