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Community Invited to Take Part in ‘This Place Matters!’ Contest

Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo officially kicked off Greenwich Historical Society’s ‘This Place Matters!’ photo contest in front of Greenwich Hospital with a plea to all residents to participate by snapping photos of the many ways Greenwich residents and institutions are rising to the occasion in the midst of the pandemic. read more...

Historical Society Wins National Award for Design Excellence

Greenwich Historical Society announced that its newly reimagined campus has received a Palladio award, the only national award that recognizes outstanding achievement in traditional design. Sponsored by Traditional Building Conference, the 18-year old initiative celebrates techniques developed through 2,500 years of Western architectural tradition, with a focus on design elements that enhance the beauty and humane qualities of the structures. read more...

Document Greenwich, Share Your Story

Help the Greenwich Historical Society document this extraordinary time in history as they collect materials, photos and stories that speak to our shared experience during the coronavirus pandemic. Photographs, journal entries, letters, emails, Instagram posts, news clippings, poetry or reflections on the sense of isolation, uncertainty, hope, gratitude, unanticipated joy, or fear paint a picture of the human experience in this unprecedented time. read more...

Historical Society Brings the Best of Greenwich History Online

In this difficult time, Greenwich Historical Society will be continuing its mission of preserving and interpreting Greenwich History to strengthen the community’s connection to our past, to each other and to our future. While the galleries, museum store and Bush-Holley House will remain closed to the public until at least April 22,the Historical Society is working to fulfill its mission and commitment to the community in new way to bring the best of Greenwich history – its stories, landmarks, archives and collections – online for all to peruse and enjoy. read more...

Exhibition Honoring Woman’s Suffrage Centennial Exhibit Unveiled

A dynamic exhibition that showcases the role Greenwich women played on the national stage in achieving the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment was unveiled last night at a preview and reception for members and guests of the Greenwich Historical Society. Attendees were immersed in the thrilling atmosphere of activism that defined the time, as they glimpsed striking protest banners, vintage photographs, and historic clothing, sashes, and heirlooms worn by prominent suffragists. read more...

Exhibition Honors Woman’s Suffrage Centennial

Greenwich Historical Society will unveil a dynamic exhibition that showcases the role Greenwich women played on the national stage in achieving the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment. Opening Feb. 5 and on view through Sept. 6, “An Unfinished Revolution: The Woman’s Suffrage Centennial” features a wide variety of historic objects from museums, libraries, private collections and descendants of suffragists to illustrate the long struggle for the right to vote. Through educational and interpretive programming, the Historical Society will explore broader social and civic issues that resonate today, such as voter registration, voter suppression and the Equal Rights Amendment. read more...