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Opening April 2018

By the Virtue of its Citizens: Educating a New Nation at Sarah Pierce’s Academy
This exhibit will explore the impact of the Litchfield Female Academy on the town of Litchfield and the students who attended, as well as the influence of the graduates on social and educational reform.

To Weep with Those Who Weep: Mourning Practices in Litchfield
This exhibit will showcase the history of mourning in the 19th century, following the death of George Washington, and how customs changed for the people of Litchfield.

Upcoming Events

Sat Apr 7
  • Minds In Motion at Litchfield High School

    Time: 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
    Location: Litchfield High School, 14 Plumb Hill Rd, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    Fee: Event Fee Applies. Visit
    Registration: Yes-Visit

    The Litchfield Historical Society will be offering a workshop at the Litchfield Education Foundation’s 2nd annual Minds in Motion at the Litchfield High School. The event offers many exciting, enriching hands-on workshops for children in grades K-6. Join use for our workshop for children in grades K-1, Playing in the Past! Kids in the past liked to play too! Learn to play historic games, like graces, and quoits, and make your own colonial game to bring home.

Thu Apr 12
  • Crafternoons: Colonial Games

    Time: 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
    Location: Litchfield History Museum

    Age(s): Grades 1-7
    Fee: $7 members; $10 non-members
    Registration Required: Email or Online 

    Discover how kids in the past had fun with games like rolling hoop, graces, quoits, and more!
    Unplug and spend the afternoon crafting and creating! The Litchfield Historical Society’s Crafternoons will explore a new theme in history with hands-on crafts and games that encourage students to look away from the screen and tap into their own imagination.

Fri Apr 13
Sat Apr 14
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