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”.
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
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
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.
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