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Events: History

King Philip’s War

Meet and talk in detail about King Philip’s War with author/historian Edward Lodi.Lodi’s books reflect a lifelong interest... View Event »

“War, Diplomacy and Power in 17th Century New England and Indian Country: Ninigret, the Niantic and Narragansett Sachem” Lecture

This event is a lecture by the authors of “War, Diplomacy and Power in 17th Century New England... View Event »

A Terrifying Glimpse of CT History Not in Textbooks: Anne Farrow Connects Slave Trade to State Aristocracy

Connecticut author Anne Farrow will tell a tale of two journeys while at the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum. The first... View Event »

An Evening of Illumination

The annual Evening of Illumination is the one time each year visitors can experience an evening in the... View Event »

Backyard Clippers on the Marsh: The Story of the Shiverick Shipyard

Eight clipper ships were built on the marshes of East Dennis back in the mid-1800′s. Join in the... View Event »

Ben Franklin to Set the Record Straight at Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

On Thursday, October 9, 2014, at 6:30 p.m., Benjamin Franklin will stop at the Wethersfield, CT home of... View Event »

Bristol’s “Tales of the Slave Trade” Walking Tour

Linden Place Museum will host a walking tour of Linden Place Mansion and downtown Bristol, RI focused specifically... View Event »

Coates to Wompom: The 1639 Guilford Trade Goods

Exhibit of reproduction trade goods given to the Menuncatuck tribe by the Guilford colonists. Part of the 375th... View Event »

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour

Discover Colonial Newport: Hear stories of remarkable entrepreneurship and religious diversity during Newport’s colonial period. $15 per person,... View Event »

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour

Discover Colonial Newport: Hear stories of remarkable entrepreneurship and religious diversity during Newport’s colonial period. $15 per person,... View Event »

DUSK WITH THE DEAD

Explore Mystic’s very own City of the Dead with historian Jennifer Emerson. Learn about the most prominent citizens... View Event »

Fort Ticonderoga Author Series

Author Gary Shattuck talks about his new book “Artful and Designing Men,” about Shay’s Rebellion. Starts at 2:00pm... View Event »

Fort Ticonderoga closes for the season

Fort Ticonderoga closes for the season, but will still offer special programs, seminars and events all year! View Event »

From Field to Table Weekend

Costumed interpreters at Old Sturbridge Village will show how early New Englanders brought in the harvest and celebrated... View Event »

Garrison Ghost Tour

Spend an intimate evening exploring Fort Ticonderoga’s past as our museum staff guides you through the Fort recounting... View Event »

Garrison Ghost Tour

Spend an intimate evening exploring Fort Ticonderoga’s past as our museum staff guides you through the Fort recounting... View Event »

Garrison Ghost Tour

Spend an intimate evening exploring Fort Ticonderoga’s past as our museum staff guides you through the Fort recounting... View Event »

Golden to Gilded

Golden to Gilded: From Newport’s colonial Golden Age to Gilded Age summer colony, discover the transformation of the... View Event »

Golden to Gilded Walking Tour

Golden to Gilded: From Newport’s colonial Golden Age to Gilded Age summer colony, discover the transformation of the... View Event »

Heroic Corn Maze: A Corn Maze Adventuer

Can you conquer our corn maze? Share time with family and friends while exploring our unique corn maze... View Event »

Heroic Corn Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure!

Can you conquer our corn maze? Share time with family and friends while exploring our unique corn maze... View Event »

Heroic Corn Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure!

Can you conquer our corn maze? Share time with family and friends while exploring our unique corn maze... View Event »

Hingham Historic House Tour

Hingham’s annual house tour is held in October and will offer a rare glimpse into some of the... View Event »

Historic Site Tours

Colony House: This historic site, built in 1739, was a center for RI’s colonial government and houses a... View Event »

History Rocks: Stone Working in Early Guilford

Stone Wall Walk & Talk and Architecture Walk & Talk by museum curator Michael McBride, plus make-your-own Whitfield... View Event »

Holiday Histories Walking Tour

Holiday Histories Tour: Hear the history of early American holiday traditions on an evening walk. Learn how Newporters... View Event »

Lecture at Linden Place: SAMUEL POMEROY COLT: SHADOWED BY THE GUN

Samuel Pomeroy Colt is often confused with his uncle, Samuel Colt, famous for the Colt revolver and the... View Event »



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