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We rely on the generosity of friends from throughout the community to maintain the museum facilities, preserve the town's historical artifacts, and field educational programs for students and adults alike.  Thank you!
 Special Events
  • Wednesday, April 22, 7-9pm "Front Page!!! April 1865 … in The New York Times" Darien Historical Society Presents:Front Page !!! April 1865 … in The New York Times Our Nation’s Triumph & Tragedy in 30 Original Issues!Evening Reception with CuratorTickets: $20 each for ...
    Posted Apr 8, 2015, 10:19 AM by Julie Johnston
  • Saturday, March 28th, 9:30am-3:30pm “Study in Quilt History: 1840 to 1870" Quilt expert Sue Reich will lead a seminar-like session in which nearly one hundred quilts will be viewed for study and discussion, on one-by-one basis. These quilts ...
    Posted Mar 24, 2015, 8:01 AM by Julie Johnston
  • Friday, March 20th, 6:30-9:30pm Champagne Reception APRIL 1865 … in The New York Times OUR NATION’S TRIUMPH & TRAGEDY IN 30 ORIGINAL ISSUES! CHAMPAGNE RECEPTION  RSVP at 203-655-9233 or or buy tickets ...
    Posted Mar 13, 2015, 4:46 AM by Julie Johnston
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The centerpiece of our museum, the 1736 Bates - Scofield Home, captures life as it was in colonial Darien. ...more

Our Garden Club of America Award- Winning garden hosts early-American period correct herbs, roses...

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