Welcome to Our Website!

Our site is always a work in progress and if you would like to help support the maintenance of this site, please contact us!

We are dedicated to ensuring you have a terrific online resource that serves our mission of keeping Cheshire’s history alive through our museum’s collections, exhibitions, and programs.

Spring 2018 Newsletter (including Accession update)
Fall 2017 Newsletter


 Christmas Holiday Open House

Sunday, December 16th
Noon to Four O’Clock

Mr. Rufus Hitchcock and his new bride, Flora Gilchrist Hitchcock will be hosting a Georgian holiday party!

Regularly Occurring Events

SUNDAYS: The Hitchcock-Phillips House (HPH) is open to the public every Sunday, 2-4 p.m. through the end of the year. Tours are available.

It is also open by appointment on other days. Call (203) 272-2574 to schedule a visit for a private tour or for research purposes. CHS now offers WiFi to our researchers and guests and an updated Meeting Room (available for rental).

Cheshire Toastmasters

Cheshire Toastmasters will be meeting at the Cheshire Historical Society on the first and third Wednesdays of each month. The meeting starts at 7:15 and lasts about 2 hours.

Their mission is to provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self confidence and personal growth.

Guests are always welcome. Stop by and see what they do!