History is Here Wilton Scavenger Hunt
As you follow the clues, the History Is Here Wilton Scavenger Hunt will take you north, south, east, west and in between as you discover places with a surprising past.
- October 27, 2021 12:00 pm
Wilton Farmers’ Market, Wednesdays, 12:00 – 5:00 All Summer
- October 28, 2021 12:30 pm
Booked for Lunch: "The Ghosts of Eden Park: The Bootleg King, the Women Who Pursued Him, and the Murder That Shocked Jazz-Age America" by Karen Abbott
Making connections between objects, places and stories to ensure that history is relevant to everyone, the History is Here permanent exhibition presents a compelling timeline of "Connecticut's History, Wilton's Story".
History is Here, Episode 16
After burning part of Danbury in April 1777, British troops marched through Wilton on their way back to Westport and their fleet. On this episode of History is Here, Associate Curator Nick Foster explores the aftermath of the Burning of Danbury and the Battle of Ridgefield