Tag: Wilton historical society

“In Search of the Old Leatherman”–A Talk by Nicholas Bellantoni

“In Search of the Old Leatherman”–A Talk by Nicholas Bellantoni

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From 1860-1889, an unofficial Wilton resident, the mysterious and silent "Old Leatherman," would pass through town every 34 days on his regular route from east to west, sleeping in caves and eating food that local residents set out for him. Dr. Nicholas Bellantoni, emeritus state archaeo ...
Walking Tour of Historic Hillside Cemetery With Wilton Historian Bob Russell

Walking Tour of Historic Hillside Cemetery With Wilton Historian Bob Russell

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Meet Wilton historian Bob Russell as he leads a tour of Hillside Cemetery.This hour-long, guided walk includes a brief history of the historic cemetery and the notable people buried there, including Revolutionary and Civil War veterans, plus familiar names such as Olmstead, Middlebro ...
Wilton Historical Society Annual Meeting and Potluck Dinner

Wilton Historical Society Annual Meeting and Potluck Dinner

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Held on the beautiful grounds of the Wilton Historical Society, members will gather on Tuesday, June 18 at 5:30 p.m. for the Annual Meeting and Potluck Dinner. From 5:30-6 p.m., members can enjoy beverages and appetizers plus a stroll in the 1740 Colonial Herb Garden. At 6 p.m., presiden ...
Mad Hatter Tea Party

Mad Hatter Tea Party

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Calling all first-to-fifth-graders!Come to a magical Mad Hatter Tea Party to celebrate the end of the school year!School’s out? Time to toss your hat in the air in celebration! The Wilton Historical Society will be hosting a marvelous, magical Mad Hatter Tea Party on Thursday, Ju ...
Walking Tour of Historic District #1, Lambert Corner

Walking Tour of Historic District #1, Lambert Corner

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Join former first selectman and Wilton historian Bob Russell on a walking tour of the Wilton Historical Society’s preserved buildings at Lambert Corner. To be held on Saturday, June 8 at 11 a.m., the hour-long guided tour includes Lambert House (formerly known as “Lilacstead”), which was ...
Objects of Desire:  Style for the Garden & Home

Objects of Desire: Style for the Garden & Home

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The spotlight is on amazing objects . . . .Objects with stories to tellA spectacular new show returns to the Wilton Historical Society! Objects of Desire: Style for the Garden and Home brings a carefully edited, eclectic mix of outstanding pieces for the garden and home to a two-day ...
Objects of Desire:  Style for the Garden & Home

Objects of Desire: Style for the Garden & Home

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The spotlight is on amazing objects . . . .Objects with stories to tellA spectacular new show returns to the Wilton Historical Society! Objects of Desire: Style for the Garden and Home brings a carefully edited, eclectic mix of outstanding pieces for the garden and home to a two-day ...
Objects of Desire:  Style for the Garden & Home

Objects of Desire: Style for the Garden & Home

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The spotlight is on amazing objects . . . .Objects with stories to tellA spectacular new show returns to the Wilton Historical Society! Objects of Desire: Style for the Garden and Home brings a carefully edited, eclectic mix of outstanding pieces for the garden and home to a two-day ...
Colonial Cookery and Customs for Kids at the Wilton Historical Society

Colonial Cookery and Customs for Kids at the Wilton Historical Society

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This Month:  Quick Preserving–From Jam to PicklesIn Colonial times, surviving cold winter months with limited options for fresh food was a challenge–both for health and for the taste buds. Colonists employed a variety of effective food preservation techniques, many of them dating bac ...