In part one of this episode, Dr. Darla Shaw portrays Sarah Bishop, known as the Hermitess of West Mountain and the Nun of the Mountain. In the 1700s she came by ship to Stamford and walked to Ridgefield where she lived in a cave for 30 years on the border of South Salem, NY. Sarah Bishop Road is named after her.
Women of the Streets: Sarah Bishop
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