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A Civil War & Living History Encampment Weekend

A Civil War & Living History Encampment Weekend October 3&4 Saturday 9-5 Sunday 9-3 Join Us on the... View Event »

An Evening of Illumination

Registration will open in early Autumn. Step into the past and experience the quiet charms of evening as... View Event »

Apples of Uncommon Character – Rowan Jacobsen

Celebrate Rokeby’s apple heritage with author Rowan Jacobsen. Jacobsen profiled 123 apple varieties in his newest book, Apples... View Event »

Bristol “Tales of the Slave Trade” Presentation

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

Captain’s House opening

The Capt. Bangs Hallet House will open for the season June 12, 1-4 p.m., with a special exhibit... View Event »

Cedar Hill’s Exceptional Women

Women’s historian Grace Parks Mitchell leads this tour that highlights the extraordinary accomplishments of some of Cedar Hill’s... View Event »

Crafts at Close Range

Spend some time at OSV learning a historical craft. These adult workshops vary from blacksmithing to textiles, coopering,... View Event »

Daisy Turner’s Kin – Jane Beck

Folklorist Jane Beck began interviewing Daisy Turner, then 100 years old, in 1983. Daisy preserved centuries of her... View Event »

Daisy Turner’s Kin – Jane Beck

Folklorist Jane Beck began interviewing Daisy Turner, then 100 years old, in 1983. Daisy preserved centuries of her... View Event »

Family Fun Days

Bring the whole family and celebrate Labor Day Weekend with games and excitement for everyone! You’re invited to... View Event »

Faulkner’s Island Lighthouse

The Faulkner’s Island Lighthouse has been a beacon in Long Island Sound for over 200 years. Learn how... View Event »

Hallowed History Lantern Tour

Join us for the only night Cedar Hill Cemetery is open to the public after dark. Led by... View Event »

History Rocks: Stone Working in Early Guilford

Talks, demonstrations, and hands-on activities related to the iconic stones of New England and Connecticut’s oldest house. Admission... View Event »

Home School Day

Our Home School Days offer you and your children the opportunity to explore the Village and participate in... View Event »

Home School Day

Our Home School Days offer you and your children the opportunity to explore the Village and participate in... View Event »

Little Compton Historic House Tour

The Little Compton Historical Society will host a historic house tour featuring ten private homes. Together the farm... View Event »

Military Fort Visitor Center opens for the summer

The Visitor Center contains military artifacts and information about the 22nd Coastal Artillery which was headquartered at Fort... View Event »

Scout Day!

Scout Day at Old Sturbridge Village is one of the Scout programs offered by OSV, providing Scouts, and... View Event »

Swimming Against the Tide in Pin Curls and Crinoline

Susan Campbell, author of Tempest-Tossed The Spirit of Isabella Beecher Hooker, discusses the noted abolitionist, suffragette and spiritualist.... View Event »

The Artists of Cedar Hill

Learn about the lives and accomplishments of some of Cedar Hill’s noteworthy artists. Debbie Alter leads this tour... View Event »

The Stairs Below: The Mansion’s Domestic Servants, 1868-1938

For the first time in the history of the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, its Servants’ Quarters will open to... View Event »

Touring New England

Explore more than 100 years of travel and tourism in New England . This charming exhibition reveals the... View Event »

Veterans’ Day

To celebrate Veterans Day, Old Sturbridge Village will present special activities celebrating the nation’s military history. See how... View Event »

Wethersfield Historical Society – Cove Warehouse and Hurlbut-Dunham House Open Weekends: May 23 through October 4

May 23 through October 4 on Saturdays and Sundays 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., our Cove Warehouse Maritime Museum... View Event »



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