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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 »

Maze by Moonlight

Experience the maze at night! Explore the maze using your flashlight as a guide at this classic fall... View Event »

Mementos of Pet Ownership in New England

Birdcages, fish bowls, dog collars, squirrel cages, and chewed furniture–these are the material remains of pet ownership in... View Event »

Ocean State mementos: Costume Jewelry in Rhode Island

Join Historic New England Associate Curator Laura Johnson for an illustrated lecture on the history and fashion of... View Event »

Open House at the Christopher Townsend House

This beautiful colonial building was once the home, and possibly workshop, of the renowned cabinet maker Christopher Townsend.... View Event »

OSV Overseers’ Distinguished Speaker Series: Susie Middleton

Longtime editor of “Fine Cooking Magazine,” Susie Middleton is now an editor-at-large for the magazine and is author... View Event »

Tour: Revolutionary/Civil War in Bennington County, VT

Guided Tour given by local author. Travel in 8 -11 passenger tour vehicle. In just over 2 hours... View Event »

Tourism package for history buffs and macabre fans

Presque Isle Historical Society is pleased to announce a new travel package designed to showcase a bit of... View Event »

Veteran’s Day

Old Sturbridge Village celebrates Veterans Day on Tuesday, November 11 by offering all veterans and active military personnel... View Event »

Voice from the Back Stair: Domestic Servants in New England

Jennifer Pustz, museum historian for Historic New England, explores the diversity of domestic service in New England over... View Event »

West Hartford Hauntings

This year, West Hartford Hauntings returns for its tenth year of lantern-lit cemetery tours. On Fridays and Saturdays,... View Event »

What a Way to Go!

Mayhem, murder and the hazards of everyday life in times gone by are the subjects of this tour... View Event »

When Suspicion Meets Science: Examining the Belief in Vampires in CT and New England

The Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum is adding to October’s chill with a timely discussion of a real “skull-and-crossbones” scenario and... View Event »



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