Current Events

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

This Land is Our Land: Lanphier Cove Association,
A Remarkable Story

April 17th, 2024 at 6:00pm
at the Blackstone Memorial Library

Join us as co-authors, Lorraine Doyle, Joann Terry Nelson, and Denise Doyle Fincke share stories from their book and talk about the Branford summer colony’s 100-year history and path to land ownership.

2024 Annual Meeting & Dinner

Wednesday, May 1st at 5:30pm at WoodWinds in Branford

Presenting a talk by Hope McGrath
“Yale, Connecticut, and Slavery:
Shining Light in the Archives”

ON-GOING EVENTS

TOUR THE HARRISON HOUSE MUSEUM

The Historic Harrison House Museum at 124 Main Street, Branford is open to the public for free guided tours every Saturday, from 1-4 pm, June through the end of September or by appointment. (Donations are appreciated)

For more information email us at: tours@branfordhistoricalsociety.org

The circa 1724 saltbox house and property is recorded on the National Register of Historic Places, and is maintained by the Branford Historical Society. It features period furnishings and Branford artifacts.

Also on the two-acre site, is the Harrison House Barn with a display of local period tools, a colonial flower garden, and a lovely herb garden. The gardens were established and are beautifully maintained by the
Branford Garden Club.

TOUR SEASON IS
JUNE – SEPTEMBER
SATURDAYS, 1-4 PM

BUT YOU CAN ALWAYS CONTACT US TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT FOR A PRIVATE TOUR AS LONG AS WE’RE ABLE TO ACCOMODATE.

TOURS@BRANFORDHISTORICALSOCIETY.ORG

Historic House Plaques & Research Service

The Branford Historical Society offers house plaques to identify historic structures and landmarks in Branford. Properties are acknowledged by date of construction and by original or historically recognized owner.

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RECENT EVENTS

A Conversation about Black History

January 10th, 2024 at 6:00pm
at the Blackstone Memorial Library