Milford Historical Society  34 High Street, Milford, CT 06460


Friday Dec. 1 and Saturday Dec. 2Christmas Open House at its headquarters

The Milford Historical Society will hold a Christmas Open House on Friday, Dec. 1 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its headquarters, 34 High St. Admission is free.

The highlight will be a holiday bake sale with beautifully decorated cookies, cakes, muffins, and candies, along with specialty breads. There will also be a gift basket raffle, and the Bryan-Downs and Eells-Stow houses will be open for tours.

You can get some Christmas shopping done in the  Country Store where you will find Milford history books, map reproductions, games, jewelry, candles, lavender sachets, soaps, Christmas ornaments and many things for stocking stuffers.

November 20 - at ​the Mary Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church

Sikorsky - That Magnificent Man in His
Helicopter is Topic for Historical Society

The speaker will be Dan Libertino, president of the Historical Archives of Igor Sikorsky since 2004

October 14:  Graveyard Tour meeting at 12:50 PM behind the Freelove Baldwin DAR building

September 30 (October 1 rain date): South of The Green Walking Tour meeting at the Eells-Stowe House at 1:00 PM

​September 25:  Open meeting at the Mary Taylor Methodist Church featuring Ed Oberg

September 23:  Visit the Herbcrafters' booth at the Fall Garlic Festival on the Milford Green

July 17: Annual Picnic

June 24: Herbcrafters Tea

June 10: Open House Day

June 3: Houses open for the season

May 16: Annual Dinner at Gusto's

March 16: Program with Orange Historical Society

"Historic Women of Southern CT" by Judith Ann Schiff 

March 15: Program with Milford Library

Not-so-good Life of a Colonial Goodwife

Milford Library 6:30 pm


December 2 and 3: Christmas Fair 2016

34 High St, Friday 5-9pm, Saturday 12-5 pm

November 21: 7 pm The Red Cross

Mary Taylor Church Hall, 168 Broad St.

October 15: 1pm Annual Cemetery Tour

September 19: 7 pm Yale Football

August 20: 10-4 Oyster Festival

July 18: Annual Picnic, Wharf Lane

June 25: Garden Tea Party, Wharf Lane

June 2: Houses open for the season

May 21: Docent Training, Wharf Lane, 1pm

May 18: Annual Dinner and Meeting

Aldario's Restaurant, 240 Naugatuck Avenue, 6pm

March 21: Silas Burton of Stratford, New England weaver  Mary Taylor Church Hall, 168 Broad Street, 7pm.

January 18: Glimpses of Conservation History, Past Lessons and Choices for the Future
Mary Taylor Church Hall,  168 Broad Street, 7pm


December 11 and 12: Christmas Faire

34 High Street, Friday 6-9 pm, Saturday 12-6 pm

Nov. 28 & 29, Dec. 5 & 6: General Store open for Christmas shopping, 1-4 pm

November 16: Milford Paugussett Indians

Mary Taylor Methodist Church, 7 pm

October 31: Woodmont Walking Tour

Milford Bank, Woodmont 10 am

October 24: Cemetery Tour - Re-enactors

DAR parking lot 1 pm

September 21: Connecticut in the Civil War
Mary Taylor Methodist Church, 7 pm

August 15: Oyster Festival - houses open

August 1: Guided Tour of Herb Garden

34 High Street 2 pm

July 25: Guided Tour of Summer Exhibit

34 High Street 2 pm

July 20: Annual Pot-Luck Picnic, 34 High Street 6 pm

July 12: Guided Tour of Indian Collection

34 High Street 2 pm

July 11: Docent Training, 34 High Street 1 pm

July 11: Historic Downtown Milford Walking Tour 10 am

June 27: Herbcrafters' Garden Tea Party

June 20 and 27: Ghost Hunt & Paranormal

       Investigation, 9pm-midnight

June 13: CT Open Museum Day

May 31: Historic houses open for the season, 2-4 pm

May 20: Annual Dinner and Meeting

        Aldario's Restaurant, 6:30 pm

March 24:  Restoring Historic Homes: The Bryan- 

        Andrew House, Orange, 7pm

January 19:  Historic Preservation in Milford

        Mary Taylor Methodist Church, 7 pm

January 11: Twelfth Night at the Society
        Society Houses, 1-5 pm

November 30, December 6, 7, 14, 21:  General Store
        Bryan Downs House Open 1-4 pm
November 24: Herbcrafters meeting
        Location TBA, 7 pm
November 17: Laudamus: In Praise of Milford Harbor
        Carlyne Labrecque, photographer
        Mary Taylor Methodist Church, 7 pm
October 27: Haunted Milford
        Northeast Paranormal Investigations Society
        Mary Taylor Methodist Church, 7 pm
October 25: Woodmont Walking Tour
        Meet Adams parking lot, 10 am
October 20: Board Meeting
        Bryan Downs House, 7 pm
October 18: Old Milford Cemetery Tour
        Meet DAR parking lot, 1 pm
October 4: Downtown Walking Tour
        Meet at Parsons parking lot, 10 am
September 29-October 10: School Tours
        Society Houses
September 29: Herbcrafters meeting
        Bryan-Downs House, 7 pm
September 22: Peter Pond, Milford Explorer
        David Chapin, author
        Mary Taylor Methodist Church, 7 pm

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