Do You Want to Live in a Historic House? Tenant Opening!
Copy of HUrlbut-Dunham House at 212 Main St.Have you ever wanted to live in a beautiful historic house? Wethersfield Historical Society is seeking a security tenant for their historic Hurlbut-Dunham House at 212 Main Street in the heart of vibrant Old Wethersfield, close to parks, restaurants, shops, cultural events and public transportation. The 1,100 square foot second-floor apartment features five large rooms (one with a Palladian window), full bath and eat-in kitchen,12-foot ceilings, ample closet space, and access to the roof-top belvedere. Rent is $1400/month; all utilities, off-street parking and some garage storage space included. We love pets, but unfortunately we cannot have them in our historic houses, so no pets are allowed. We are seeking very responsible tenant(s) with sensitivity for historic structures. Available July 1. Please forward a letter of interest and references to Amy Wittorff, Executive Director at amy.wittorff@wethersfieldhistory.

FREE Keeney Kooler Concerts Return on June 30th
June 30, July 7, July 14 and July 21 2015, Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m., outside in front of Keeney Memorial Cultural Center. Bring your lawn chair, blanket and a snack to enjoy live music on a summer evening. In case of rain, concerts will be held in the Keeney Ballroom. Concerts are made possible by the Robert Allan Keeney Memorial Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
Tuesday, June 30: Simply Swing, sponsored by Farmington Bank
Tuesday, July 7: Tirebiter, popular songs from the 1970s forward
Tuesday, July 14: The Groove Junkies, music from the 80s to today
Tuesday, July 21: Number Nine, local Beatles tribute band
For more information view the press release!
Keeney Kids Summer Program 2015
The 2015 Keeney Kids Summer program will host two weeks of interactive history programs where students from grades 1-8 will “learn by doing” that history is fun! Program fee: $90.00 nonmembers, $75.00 for society members. After July 10th the price will increase to $110.00 for non-members and $95.00 members. So sign up soon and have your kids join in the fun! For more information visit the event page.> VISIT OUR CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Award Winning Castle On the Cove: CT State Prison and Wethersfield Exhibit Open!
 Wethersfield Historical Society is privileged to announce that Castle on the Cove: Connecticut State Prison and Wethersfield was the winner of both the American Association for State and Local History’s Leadership in History Award of Merit and Connecticut League of Historical Organizations’ Award of Merit. We are humbled by the national and state recognition of our high standard of historical material and presentation.The t exhibition at the Wethersfield Museum at the Keeney Memorial Cultural Center is all about the Connecticut State Prison while it operated in Wethersfield.  View a reconstructed prison cell and explore the history of this state institution. Find out more information on our exhibition page!  We would like to thank the William and Alice Mortensen Foundation, the Robert Allan Keeney Memorial Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the Farmington Bank Community Foundation and our members for their generous funding.