Davidde Strackbein

Greenwich Historical Society Holds Topping Out Ceremony

The Greenwich Historical Society celebrated a special milestone in the Capital Campaign to reimage its campus. Town dignitaries, Capital Campaign donors and special guests and supporters gathered in the parking lot of the campus to sign a beam before it was hoisted in place to support an elevator to be placed in the new welcoming lobby. read more...

Historical Society Announces ‘This Place Matters!’

What Greenwich place inspires you is at the heart of the Historical Society’s Greenwich Preservation Month: “This Place Matters!” campaign. Timed to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the Landmarks Recognition Program, the initiative encourages residents to focus on the importance of preservation for maintaining Greenwich’s rich cultural heritage by sharing the places and stories that make Greenwich such a cherished place worth preserving. read more...

Historical Society Launches Construction Phase of New Campus

A major milestone is being celebrated for the Reimagine the Greenwich Historical Society Campus Campaign with the official launch of the construction phase of the new campus. First announced to the public in November of 2015, the visionary $18.5 million campaign will enable the Historical Society to dramatically transform its campus to provide better access to its facilities and enrich its education and preservation programs. read more...

Preservation Network Celebrates New Town Historic Marker

On Feb. 3, two dozen people gathered in Greenwich’s National Register-designated Fourth Ward to dedicate the Greenwich Preservation Network’s newest historic marker. The permanent marker, located near the William Street Playground, outlines the history of the area for all passers-by. Greenwich Historical Society Chairman Davidde Strackbein welcomed the group and acknowledged the efforts of Charles Hilton Architects, Cornerstone Contracting and the Town of Greenwich for the marker’s design, construction and installation. Greenwich Hospital generously underwrote the project, and its president, Norman G. Roth, was on hand to address the group about the marker’s significance. read more...