Current Events



Postponement Announcement

Due to the COVID-10 pandemic, our
Annual Meeting & Dinner in May, as well as our Annual Strawberry Festival in June have been postponed. 

All Harrison House Tours are also on hold until further notice. We will not be holding our regular hours in June and July.

We will send out information to our members and update our website when we have more information.


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:

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.

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.


Branford Schools: 
From ABC to STEM

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
7:00pm at Willoughby Wallace Library

Join us as Robert Barnett, Historical Society member, and author of “Eight Schools: Campus and Culture”, speaks on his newest booklet “Branford Schools: From ABC to STEM”. The book will be on sale that night. 

The History of the Branford Community House

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
7:00pm at the The Community House

Join us for an exciting presentation by
Alex Paluzzi, Branford Parks & Rec. Director about this history of this special building and its deep roots in our town, at the newly rennovated Community House.