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Greenwich Historical Society Extends Deadline to July 12 for Submitting Photos that Express Love of Town in This Place Matters! Campaign

The Greenwich Historical Society’s extended their deadline for submitting photos to their This Place Matters! photo contest until July 12. The contest encourages residents to mobilize around the places in town they love and are worth preserving for future generations. All residents – students, adults and seniors – are invited to send in photos of the places that matter to them with a sentence or paragraph about why they make Greenwich special. The Historical Society sees a natural alliance with the contest and the upcoming Founders’ Day celebration on July 18. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Historical Society Officially Launches Construction Phase of Newly Reimagined Campus

On Sunday the Reimagine the Greenwich Historical Society Campaign kicked off the construction phase of the $18.5 million program with a celebration at the Bush-Holley House campus. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Winter Antiques Show to Open – A Multi Exhibitor Holiday Celebration!

The Greenwich Winter Antique Show opens next Friday, December 2 with a opening night chic gala. Nationally and internationally recognized dealers and galleries are displaying their finest collectibles – from classic to contemporary. Through Sunday, December 4. A not to be missed event! Continue Reading →

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Diane Fox, Greenwich Preservation Network Hone the Gentle Art of Persuasion

The Greenwich Preservation Network, headed by Diane Fox, is a budding organization that works to protect all properties of historical significance in Greenwich. The network has its work cut out. The current real estate market favors new construction. Old houses take longer to sell. Demolition and new construction are faster and cheaper. Continue Reading →

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Experience the Sound Event Returns to Tod’s Pt on June 26

Board a boat at the yacht club docks (The Soundwaters Schooner, Greenwich Police Boat, and a clam boat). Check out Greenwich Community Sailing (sailing instruction, canoe rental and paddle boarding). Explore the Bruce Museum Seaside Center, which will have its season opening. Enjoy a free raw bar with Atlantic Clam Farms and Hemlock Oysters. Learn about crew, scuba, fishing and clamming as well as environmental conservation with several community partners. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Historical Society Tours Riversville to Round Hill: Evolution from Farmland to Country Clubs, Private Schools

A Historical Society bus tour of history-rich Northwestern Greenwich made several stops. One stop was at a house made of stones from China’s Yangtze River. Another stop was at the 33-acre Field-Griffen House, one of the oldest estates in Greenwich, where for several generations Quakers farmed. The sold-out tour stopped at the Round Hill Store, the oldest general store in America, and also stopped at the site at which the Ku Klux Klan burned a 20-foot high cross to retaliate the opening of an ecumenical church in 1924. Continue Reading →

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