‹‹ MORE NEWS

Irene Kampen

Dr. Darla Shaw portrays humorist Irene Kampen who wrote several books about her life. Irene's parents lived in Ridgefield and so did she for over 30 years.

Dr. Darla Shaw portrays humorist Irene Kampen who wrote several books about her life. She is less well known than her contemporary, Erma Bombeck, whose work was more upbeat and positive. Irene’s parents lived in Ridgefield and so did she for over 30 years. The Lucy Show, starring Lucille Ball and Vivian Vance, is based on her book, Life Without George. In the TV series, Lucy lived in Ridgebury and often went to the big town of “Danfield”.

More Posts

Meet RHS Intern, Antonia ten Holder

It’s January. The days are long yet short, and the prospect of spring is still many months away. But at the Ridgefield Historical Society, there is a definite energy and

Scott House Journal, January 2023

This edition of the Scott House Journal includes Jack Sanders’ recommendations on what items are worth saving to help future historians provide an accurate view of the past; as well

Picks from the Archive: Rob Orr

In this “Picks from the Archive,” Ridgefield Historical Society volunteer, Rob Orr, shares some of the resources he used to learn more about his home and its history.

Scott House Journal, October 2022

This edition of the Scott House Journal includes stories on the inaugural Witness Stones installation in Ridgefield at the David Scott House, also the Historical Society headquarters; and a wonderful

Send Us A Message

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list and receive updates, news, and invitations.

Visit Us

Ridgefield Historical Society
4 Sunset Lane
Ridgefield, CT 06877
Tel. (203) 438-5821

Follow Us

Community

 © 2022 Ridgefield Historical Society, All Rights Reserved | Privacy Policy