New Canaan Historical Society: A Connecticut Museum
Contact

We are always happy to try to help you with your inquiries or research questions.

Offices: 13 Oenoke Ridge Road
New Canaan, Connecticut 06840
phone: 203 966-1776    fax: 203 972-5917
email: newcanaan.historical@gmail.com

For a nominal charges, our librarian can assist you in your individual research, either on-site or on-line. Please contact us for information about our fees and policies.

The Society's offices are in the Town House, at 13 Oenoke Ridge Road, next to St. Michael's Lutheran Church, and just beyond God's Acre in New Canaan. The Hanford-Silliman House and other period buildings are on the same property.
Directions

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 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.

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 as described above.