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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 »

“Burgoyne’s Campaign of 1777: The Second Stage” Bus Tour

This day-long bus tour includes Fort Ann, Fort Edward, Jane McRea’s grave, Bennington Battlefield, and more with historian... 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 »

Addressing Thee: a reading of early 19th century letters by costumed interpreters

Costumed interpreters read from The Williams Papers, an important collection of correspondence and related documents of two generations... View Event »

All Around the Common

Captain Bangs Hallet House, Yarmouth New Church, Winslow Crocker House, and the Edward Gorey House are open free... 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 »

Bicentennial Celebration of Fort Allen

Save the Date! Bicentennial Celebration of Fort Allen Hosted by Friends of the Eastern Promenade and the City... View Event »

Civil War Living History Weekend

Historic New England hosts a Civil War living history weekend at Roseland Cottage. Activities include artillery and engineering... 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 »

Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum Railroad Day

Railroad Day offers tours of the museum grounds, including numerous old railroad cars and engines. Live entertainment is... 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 »

Drummers’ Call

Fife-and-drum corps from around the country will gather at Old Sturbridge Village to drill, compete and perform military... View Event »

Eleventh Annual Fort Ticonderoga Seminar on the American Revolution

Fort Ticonderoga hosts the Eleventh Annual Seminar on the American Revolution September 19-21, 2014, in the Deborah Clarke... View Event »

Endurance Hiker and Author Andra Watkins to Appear at New England Mobile Book

New England Mobile Book Fair is pleased to invite you to an appearance of the highly acclaimed author... View Event »

Faulkner’s Island Lighthouse exhibit

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

Founders Day

Celebrate the 375th Anniversary of Connecticut’s oldest house with 17th-century costumed interpreters, birthday cake, and special discounted admission... 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 »



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