Great Trains Holiday Exhibit
Trains! Trains! Trains! Come see the Wilton Historical Society's annual holiday tradition, the Great Trains Show!
- January 21, 2017 11:00 am
Colonial Games Workshop for Kids
- January 27, 2017 12:30 pm
“Booked for Lunch": A History Reading Group Discussing Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov)
The Society is best known for its toy, tool, train, redware and textile collections and its period rooms, plus an archive of works on paper held in the History Room at the Wilton Library.
The famous time-ball that drops in Manhattan on New Year’s Eve has its origins in the British Royal Observatory!
The actual notion of a ball “dropping” to signal the passage of time dates back long before New Year’s Eve was ever celebrated in Times Square.