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Waterford Historical Society (CT)

Welcome to the Waterford Historical Society in Waterford, Connecticut


Our Mission:

To collect, protect, preserve and serve as caretakers of our past, present and future.

​We are a non-profit organization. We depend on generous donations to continue our mission statement.


Donations can be made online or sent to our postal address: 


Waterford Historical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 117
Waterford, CT 06385


​Telephone: 860-608-1904

The Waterford Historical Society is once again hosting live, in-person tours and events during the spring and summer of 2022, on Jordan Green, at the Waterford Public Library, and other locations.


View the 2022 Calendar of Events to see what we've got planned! 


We welcome new members! Our membership year begins on July 1 so sign up now to become a member and enjoy our programs. Bring your enthusiasm and talents as you learn more about your Town's history.  


The Society also offers local history books for purchase: "The Granite Industry in Waterford" and "Collected Memories of Pleasure Beach." Order your copies here. 


2022 program highlights


- The return of our "Second Saturday" programs: "Common Threads: Fiber Arts in 1850s Waterford" on July 9, for the first time with live historical reenactments in our buildings and on the grounds


The 4th annual ART IN WATERFORD: Past + Present+ Future on August 6, 7


- Our monthly member meetings that take place on the second Thursday evening of each month.