Loading Events

← Back to Events

Danbury Museum & Historical Society

Upcoming Events

April 2017

The Civil War Series – Lecture 26 – Video Seminar Series

April 1 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Danbury Museum & Historical Society, 43 Main St
Danbury, CT 06810 United States
+ Google Map
facebook_event_126603657867758

Join us for Lecture #26, part of our Yale Open Courses video seminar series in partnership with The Danbury Library. This course explores the causes, course, and consequences of the American Civil War, from the 1840s to 1877. This series, in 27 parts, is taught by Professor David W. Blight. He is the Class of 1954 Professor of American History and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition at Yale University. He is…

Find out more »

Connecticut in the Revolution presented by Eric Chandler

April 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Danbury Museum & Historical Society, 43 Main St
Danbury, CT 06810 United States
+ Google Map
facebook_event_693010087535755

Despite being one of the smaller states, Connecticut played an extraordinarily large role in the American War for Independence. Connecticut government, people, industry and inventiveness helped pave the way to a remarkable victory against the superpower of the 18th Century. But it was not without cost, as Connecticut was repeatedly invaded by British forces during the war. This presentation reviews the importance of Connecticut and those whose actions proved significant during the eight years of conflict. So, grab your cocked…

Find out more »

Archives After Dark at The Danbury Museum

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Danbury Museum & Historical Society, 43 Main St
Danbury, CT 06810 United States
+ Google Map
facebook_event_121436258385566

You're invited come and explore the archives of The Danbury Museum & Historical Society. Browse newspaper microfilm, local history subject files, historic photos, family surname files and other research library collections. Pose questions, conduct research, get guidance and have FUN at this late night search and research session. Join Executive Director and City Historian Brigid Guertin, Research Specialist Diane Hassan and Collections Manager Michele Amundsen from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Free admission. Advance registration is appreciated. If there is…

Find out more »

The NotSoGoodLife of the Colonial Goodwife

April 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Danbury Museum & Historical Society, 43 Main St
Danbury, CT 06810 United States
+ Google Map
facebook_event_1016034025206926

A fundraiser for the The Mary Wooster Chapter of the DAR. It's not about spinning wheels and quilting bees. A funny, frank and interactive presentation about little-known issues faced by New England's colonial women. Velya-Janz-Urban reveals what life was really like as these women dealth with sex, birth control, childbirth, sickness, medicine and cooking. Admission is $10 per person and is open to the public. Light refreshments, raffle and Q&A are part of this event. RSVP requested. Make your check…

Find out more »
+ Export Listed Events
To Top