For the first time, the Ridgefield Historical Society participated in the Books on the Common Where’s Waldo program this July. It kept us on our toes and introduced us to lots of new friends.
For the first time ever, the Ridgefield Historical Society will be awarding a $1000 scholarship to a Ridgefield High School senior with a demonstrated bent for history. Ridgefield history, to be specific.
Cyrus Northrop’s story is the quintessential “local boy makes good.” He attended the Peter Parley Schoolhouse in the 1840s, and we’ll celebrate his birth month on Sunday, Sept. 25.
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.
Thank you to our friends and philanthropists at the Ridgefield Thrift Shop (RTS) for their generous 2022 grant, which was awarded to the Ridgefield Historical Society (RHS) earlier this month.
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).