Enslaved Black Residents and Their Descendants: Five Lives from Wilton’s Past
A lecture by Dr. Julie Hughes discussing Wilton’s first Black residents.
- February 5, 2022 11:00 am
Scherenschnitte Valentine’s Day Card-making Workshop for Kids
- February 5, 2022 2:00 pm
Enslaved Black Residents and Their Descendants: Five Lives from Wilton's Past
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