Welcome to the New Canaan Historical Society!

Celebrating the historical heritage of  New Canaan, Connecticut since 1899.

WAVENY – NOW AND THEN

The New Canaan Historical Society presents an art show and sale celebrating the 50th anniversary of the town’s purchase of the Lapham Lloyd estate. Learn more

EGG NOG AND CAROLING

The New Canaan Historical Society opens its doors on Sunday, December 3rd from 3:00 to 5 pm for an afternoon of Egg Nog & Caroling. Professional singer and actor, Dr. Richard Weidlich, will perform holiday classics and lead the singing. Learn more

2017 NEW CANAAN ORNAMENTS 

The New Canaan Historical Society’s holiday ornaments for 2017 are now available for purchase. Learn more