History Close to HomeBook Club & Author Event

History Close to Home
Book Club & Author Event

April Book Club: DARIEN, 1820 – NEW TOWN, NEW TIMES BY MoD’S HISTORIAN KEN REISS Darien Library and Museum of Darien invite you to delve into the town’s past and discover how Darien gained its independence from Stamford in 1820! The town’s official...
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...