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“The Jeffersonians” by Kevin Gutzman

Ridgefield Library 472 Main St, Ridgefield, CT, United States

Discover the Virginia Dynasty, who served as president from 1801 to 1825, and set the guideposts for later American liberals to follow.

Free

Walking Tour of Ballard Park Gardens

Ridgefield Library 472 Main St, Ridgefield, CT, United States

Come and experience the beautiful and varied gardens and greenhouse in Ballard Park which are maintained by the Ridgefield Garden Club and the Caudatowa Garden Club.

Free

Ballard Park Gardens Then and Now Lecture

Ridgefield Library 472 Main St, Ridgefield, CT, United States

Terry McManus, President of the Ridgefield Garden Club, archivist and historian, will give a talk on the history and current care of Ballard Park and its gardens.

Free

A JOURNEY: A One-Woman Musical with Kimberly Wilson

Ridgefield Library 472 Main St, Ridgefield, CT, United States

Join the Ridgefield Historical Society and our friends at the Ridgefield Library for a spectacular in-person performance about the Black experience in American history. In this musical event, Kimberly Wilson represents seven women — including Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Rosa Parks — whose lives spanned hundreds of years and laid the foundation for future generations. […]

Life in Ridgefield—Before it Was Known as Such

Ridgefield Library 472 Main St, Ridgefield, CT, United States

Before the Gilded Age, before the American Revolution, before the first proprietors arrived — before Ridgefield was even known as Ridgefield — our land was occupied by American Indians. 

Free

Battlefield Planning Charrette #2

Ridgefield Library 472 Main St, Ridgefield, CT, United States

Researchers are compiling the history of the Battle of Ridgefield, and we want you to weigh in on how to share this history! The Ridgefield Historical Society is conducting two planning charrette workshops to share what researchers have found, and get your feedback on how to best use the battle site and promote our local […]

Free

Lecture: A Well-Regulated Militia with Mark Albertson

Ridgefield Library 472 Main St, Ridgefield, CT, United States

Mark describes why the Founders preferred a Militia System in lieu of a large standing army controlled by the Federal Government.

Free
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