Welcome to Our Website!

Our site, while 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
  • our exhibitions
  • our programs

Fall Newsletter 2016 / Civil War Monument Commemoration Insert

Our Major Fall Events

See our Events page for all events.


Spirits AliveFriday & Saturday, Oct. 14th & 15th – Our Third Annual Spirits Alive Tour in the Historic Hillside Cemetery

Specific times are now sold out!  Check here for the latest availability.

Please call 203.250.9350 or email cheshirehistory@che.necoxmail.com to reserve tickets. Tour sizes are limited!

Visit our Facebook page as well for photos of the volunteers as they prepare!



Sunday, Nov. 27th – Gingerbread House Decorating (reservations required)


Sunday, Dec. 18th – Christmas Party & Open House

Regularly Occurring Events

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!