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    Offices
    13 Oenoke Ridge Road
    New Canaan, Connecticut 06840
    203 966-1776 phone
    203 972-5917 fax
    info@nchistory.org

    The Gores Pavilion
    848 Weed Street
    New Canaan, Connecticut 06840

    The Little Red Schoolhouse
    Carter Street
    New Canaan, Connecticut 06840

    The Society’s offices are in the Town House. You’ll find the Hanford-Silliman House and other period buildings are on the same property.

    We welcome tours of our historic buildings by appointment only. Come learn more about:

  • 13 Oenoke Ridge Road

    Directions

    From I-95

    From I-95 North or South, turn left off exit 13 onto the Post Road and follow this to Darien. When you see the Darien Firehouse on your left, turn right at the light onto Route 124. Follow Route 124 into New Canaan. You will now be on South Avenue. As you enter the town center, turn right at the first traffic light onto Cherry Street, then immediately turn left at the next onto Main Street.

    Continue on Main Street, which becomes Oenoke Ridge (Route 124), and go up the hill past the New Canaan Fire Company. At the top of the hill just past St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, turn right into the driveway. The Historical Society’s Town House entrance will be on your left as you proceed up the driveway. You will find parking in the rear.

    From the Merritt Parkway

    From the Merritt Parkway (Route 15) North or South, use exit 37 and turn left at the traffic light at the end of the exit ramp. You will now be on South Avenue. As you enter the town center, turn right at the first traffic light onto Cherry Street, then immediately turn left at the next light onto Main Street.

    Continue on Main Street, which becomes Oenoke Ridge (Route 124), and go up the hill past the New Canaan Fire Company. At the top of the hill just past St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, turn right into the driveway. The Historical Society’s Town House entrance will be on your left as you proceed up the driveway. You will find parking in the rear.