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Jeanne Cook

Dr. Darla Shaw portrays one of the town's very first female entrepreneurs, Jeanne Cook, who moved to Ridgefield in 1970 and ran her own travel business on Main Street for over 25 years.

Dr. Darla Shaw portrays one of the town’s very first female entrepreneurs, Jeanne Cook, who moved to Ridgefield in 1970 and ran her own travel business on Main Street for over 25 years. She was an ardent supporter of many non-profit organizations in town including the Ridgefield Symphony, Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield Historical Society, Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center, and the RVNA, among others. (Note: The correct name of the Music Director of the RSO from about 1996 to 2008 is Sidney Rothstein.)

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Meet RHS Intern, Antonia ten Holder

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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

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