Henry Francis du Pont’s Winterthur, Part One: The Museum

Henry Francis du Pont’s Winterthur, Part One: The Museum

Learn about the unparalleled collection of American decorative arts at Henry Francis du Pont’s Winterthur museum. Nestled in the heart of Delaware’s beautiful Brandywine Valley, Winterthur is an extraordinary museum, garden and library. It is known for its...
Reclaiming Black Spaces

Reclaiming Black Spaces

Reclaiming Black Spaces – Virtual Tour with the Tenement Museum As a museum that tells stories of migration and American identity, we must continue to uncover stories that have been historically excluded from the larger stories of the United States. In the...
Historic Bridges of the Merritt Parkway with Wes Haynes

Historic Bridges of the Merritt Parkway with Wes Haynes

Darien Library and Museum of Darien are happy to welcome Executive Director of the Merritt Parkway Conservancy, Wes Haynes. The Bridges of the Merritt Parkway is a tour of the historic highway’s bridges, renowned for their distinctive and unusual architectural...
Leaving Connecticut, Shaping America with Walt Woodward

Leaving Connecticut, Shaping America with Walt Woodward

Between 1780 and 1830, tens of thousands of Connecticans left our state to “begin the world anew” in places like Pennsylvania, Vermont, western New York, and especially, the Connecticut Reserve of what is now Ohio. In the process, they took the culture of their home...