All are invited to celebrate the founding of Greenwich with a reading of the original July 18, 1640 deed and announcement of the winners of the ‘This Place Matters!’ Photo Contest.
The event will take place on Thursday at Innis Arden Cottage at Greenwich Point on Thursday, July 18 at 10:00 am (Attendees should arrive between 9:00am – 9:45am to register.)
Following the program, guests will be able to tour the Feake-Ferris House, the oldest house in Greenwich and one of the oldest in America, via shuttles and tours organized by the Greenwich Point Conservancy.
The entire event is free of charge but reservations are required.
10 – 10:45 am
- Greenwich First Selectman Peter J. Tesei to make opening remarks
- CT State Representative Livvy Floren to read the 1640 deed establishing Greenwich
- Historical Society Executive Director and CEO Debra Mecky to announce Winners of This Place Matters! photo competition
- Greenwich Point Conservancy President Christopher Franco to discuss Feake-Ferris restoration
11:00am-1:00 pm.: Shuttles from Innis Arden Cottage to the Feake-Ferris House for tours. Tour capacity is 15. Tours will be on a first-come, first-served basis, and will be continuous until 1:00pm.
Reception is open to the public and is free. Space is limited. Reservations are required and will be accepted on a first-come-first served basis. To register, click here.