MoD Quilts

MoD Quilts

Join Us Thursday, June 10 from 11 to 3 (Rain date Friday, June 11) MoD Quilts A one-day event to enjoy a sampling from our prized quilt collection as we continue the tradition of airing the quilts. Visit the Museum and stroll the grounds at your leisure for a unique...
Where’s the Whaleboat?

Where’s the Whaleboat?

Photo: From left: Carl and Karen Boccadoro, living history actors and members of the CT Fifth Regiment, Carol Wilder-Tamme, guild speaker at the CT Society of Mayflower Descendents and Sara Zagrodzky, MoD’s education volunteer and a former board member. Be sure and...
Darien 1820 — New Town, New Times

Darien 1820 — New Town, New Times

What was it like to live in Darien 200 years ago? As the town celebrates its 200th birthday it’s an opportune time to ask the question. A new commemorative book, Darien 1820 — New Town, New Times by Darien Historical Society Historian Ken Reiss, costs $27, and is...
Bringing History Home

Bringing History Home

As part of a new “Bringing Home History” project, the Darien Historical Society is bringing its historical treasures to your home with new a new Virtual Tour series “Our Favorite Things,” and we’re asking for your stories, too. If you...