Looking for Loans of Formal Attire for New Exhibit in August!
Wethersfield Historical Society is looking for loans of formal attire (evening gowns, dresses, suits, etc) that were worn by Wethersfield residents in the 20th century! We are preparing for our next community collaborative exhibition and need your help asap! Contact Rachel at 860.529.7656 if you have an item to loan! Loans must be in good condition and able to be on loan from August 2015 to April 2016. Help us make history!

33rd Annual Old Wethersfield Craft Fair on Saturday, Oct 3!
The 33rd Annual Old Wethersfield Craft Fair will be held on Saturday , October 3, 10am to 4pm at Cove Park on State Street. Rain or shine! This juried craft fair with over 100 vendors also features a chance to pet and feed the alpacas, as well as enjoy delectable food trucks and crafters. Admission is $7. For more information view the press release!
Lantern Light Tours – Friday, Oct 16 & Saturday, Oct 17!
The incredibly popular Lantern Light Tours will be held on Friday and Saturday, October 16 and 17 with a rain date of October 19. Tours are recommended for ages 12+. Tickets will go on sale September 16. 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.