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Litchfield State of Mind

Join us for our spring art fundraiser on Friday, May 29! The art of many local artists will be up for both silent and live auction. For more information about this event, and for a list of participating artists, click here.

History Bites Returns

History Bites, the annual lunchtime lecture series, returns this April with talks at 10 institutions around northwestern Connecticut. This year's theme is "A Closer Look," so please join us to get a deeper understanding of a person, a museum collection, or even the museum itself. View the whole History Bites schedule here.

Summer History Experiences for Kids!

It's not too early to sign the history-loving kid in your life up for one of the Historical Society's week-long summer history experiences! A Civil War Experience, an immersive program about Litchfield soldiers and the Civil War, takes place July 13 through 17. In August, participants in Litchfield Time Travelers will learn about a different period in the town's history each day. Contact us for more information!

Museums Open to the Public

The Litchfield History Museum and Tapping Reeve House and Law School reopened to the public on Saturday, April 18. Stop by and see our new exhibit on woman suffrage Ballots for Both! The Fight for Equal Voting Rights.

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Museums and Offices Closed for Memorial Day
May 25, 2015

Litchfield State of Mind Art Fundraiser
May 29, 2015
Time: 6:00-8:00 pm

Lecture: Heroes for All Time
May 31, 2015
Time: 3:00 pm

Walking Tour: The Beecher Family
June 6, 2015
Time: 10:00 am

Connecticut Open House Day
June 13, 2015
Time: 11:00am-5:00pm

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