Help us complete the forensic work required to identify and honor these men who gave their lives in the Battle of Ridgefield during the American Revolution.
We’re seeking a candidate to lead the Buildings and Grounds Committee beginning this fall.
This fall Witness Stones will commemorate the lives of Dinah and Peter, two enslaved inhabitants of the Scott House.
Our membership drive has begun, please renew your membership today.
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal visited the Ridgefield Historical Society on Tuesday morning, Aug. 8, 2023 to celebrate a $117,714 Preservation Planning Grant through the National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program.
This summer, thanks to the generosity of the Goldstone Family Foundation and the Kasuli Family, the Ridgefield Historical Society benefited from several extra pairs of hands and the brightness and energy of youth as six student interns joined the team for the season.
The Ridgefield Historical Society nominating committee is seeking a candidate for recording secretary, a board of directors and executive committee position, for a two-year term beginning this October.
Thanks to a Summer at the Museum grant from CT Humanities, the Ridgefield Historical Society will welcome visitors this July and August to both the Scott House and Peter Parley Schoolhouse.
After Gen. David Wooster’s death at the Battle of Ridgefield, poet Phillis Wheatley penned a letter to Wooster’s wife, offering condolences and an elegy. A scan of that letter resides at the Ridgefield Historical Society.
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.