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WALKING TOUR OF HISTORIC DOWNTOWN

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WALKING TOUR OF HISTORIC DOWNTOWN

WITH MIKE MURPHY, ARCHIVIST AND LIBRARIAN

MAY 6 @ 10 AM

Join Mike for this free tour of God’s Acre and downtown. Learn about New Canaan as a borough, the growth of the shoe industry, the changes brought by the railroad, the churches, and the history of buildings and businesses on Main, Cherry, and Park Streets.

The walk covers approximately 1.5 miles. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring water. It will be cancelled in the event of rain.

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WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THAT CONSTRUCTION ON THE JIM AND DEDE BARTLETT CENTER FOR NEW CANAAN HISTORY BEGINS FEBRUARY 12, 2024.
EVENTS WILL OCCUR AS SCHEDULED, BUT BECAUSE OF THE LOGISTICAL CHALLENGES IN THE MAIN BUILDING, TOURS OF THE CAMPUS AND THE PORTRAIT EXHIBITION ARE AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
PLEASE CONTACT NGEARY@NCHISTORY.ORG.

WE WILL BE CLOSED FOR RESEARCH UNTIL APRIL 30.