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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 tell A 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 tell A 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 tell A 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 Pickles In 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 ...
Mother’s Day Herb Planter Workshop for Kids

Mother’s Day Herb Planter Workshop for Kids

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Learning about herbs and woodworking with the Wilton Historical Society. The Society's 1750 Colonial Herb Garden is greening up, and the scents of various culinary and medicinal plants tickle the nose. Time for a program for kids to learn about herbs and woodworking in a hands-on way! ...
Pockets, Aprons, and Sewing Workshop for Kids

Pockets, Aprons, and Sewing Workshop for Kids

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In the well-known nursery rhyme “Lucy Locket lost her pocket. . .,” have you ever wondered how a pocket could be lost? Learn all about this essential item of dress for 18th and 19th century girls at a workshop for kids. According to the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, “From the 17t ...
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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The Colonial Cookery and Customs for Kids workshop at the Wilton Historical Society teaches kids a “reciept” (recipe) used in the Connecticut region. While the food is prepared, they hear about Colonial manners, morals and way of life. The monthly workshops feature relatively simple dish ...