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34th Annual American Artisan Show at Wilton Historical Society

34th Annual American Artisan Show at Wilton Historical Society

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The Wilton Historical Society will host the 34th annual American Artisan Show on Friday, Nov. 8 and Saturday, Nov. 9. The show runs 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days.The event is an important benefit for the Society, supporting its education and historic preservation mission. More than 30 hig ...
34th Annual American Artisan Show at Wilton Historical Society

34th Annual American Artisan Show at Wilton Historical Society

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The Wilton Historical Society will host the 34th annual American Artisan Show on Friday, Nov. 8 and Saturday, Nov. 9. The show runs 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days.The event is an important benefit for the Society, supporting its education and historic preservation mission. More than 30 hig ...
34th Annual American Artisan Show at Wilton Historical Society

34th Annual American Artisan Show at Wilton Historical Society

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The Wilton Historical Society will host the 34th annual American Artisan Show on Friday, Nov. 8 and Saturday, Nov. 9. The show runs 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days.The event is an important benefit for the Society, supporting its education and historic preservation mission. More than 30 hig ...
Eighth Annual Election Day Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Eighth Annual Election Day Scavenger Hunt for Kids

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With Election Day Cake!Kids 8-and-up can search the Wilton Historical Society’s historic 18th and 19th century buildings with clues in hand, peering into corners, lofts, nooks and crannies of historic houses and barns. Delicious and historic Election Day Cake will be served.Sugge ...
“Spirits of the Past” at Historic Sharp Hill Cemetery

“Spirits of the Past” at Historic Sharp Hill Cemetery

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A Historic Walk and Re-Enactment with Wilton Historian Bob RussellOn Saturday, Nov. 2 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m., a most unusual tour of Wilton’s oldest burial ground, the historic Sharp Hill Cemetery, will be offered. Portrayed by re-enactors, six of our town’s intrepid early settlers (ea ...
Booked for Lunch:  Bringing Down the Colonel  NEW DATE!

Booked for Lunch: Bringing Down the Colonel NEW DATE!

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Looking for a great read, something engaging and informative? Come to the Wilton Historical Society's “Booked for Lunch” History Reading Group discussing Bringing Down the Colonel: A Sex Scandal of the Gilded Age and the “Powerless” Woman Who Took On Washington by Patricia Miller.“I’ ...
Talk:  “The Town We Call Home”

Talk: “The Town We Call Home”

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The community is invited to share their Wilton history at this special event. Learn about the town we call home through the eyes of neighbors who grew up here in the 1930s-1940s. Former First Selectman Bob Russell, historian and author of Wilton, Connecticut: Three Centuries of People, P ...
“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 ...