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Our site, while always a work in progress, is 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.

Cheshire Historical Society Spring 2017 Newsletter


Upcoming Events

June 10th:
Connecticut Open House June 10

Lois Van Almkerk is hosting the 45th Annual Antiques Show 9 to 3

Eric Nelson & Jim Vibert are demonstrating Early Native American & Colonial Drilling Methods 10:30 to Noon

Cheshire Horse Council is offering FREE Pony Rides from 11:00 to 2:30

First Church has their 80th Annual Strawberry Festival on the Church Green

Docent led tours are available through the day

The Shoppe is open only June 10th with an eclectic mix of collectibles, all proceeds to the Society.


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!