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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 pleased to present live, in-person tours and events during 2022, on Jordan Green, at the Waterford Public Library, and other locations.View the 2022 Calendar of Events to see what is coming up! 


2022 program highlights


- Our monthly member meetings take place on the second Thursday evening of each month: September 8, October 13,  November 10, 2022.  We welcome new members! Our membership year began 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 4th annual ART IN WATERFORD: Past + Present+ Future took place on August 6, 7 : featuring works by Waterford's renowned Roger Dennis, dubbed the "Dean of American Impressionism," 32 local present-day artists, and young artists of the future.


- The return of our "Second Saturday" programs for the first time with living historians in our buildings and on the grounds:

"Common Threads: Fiber Arts in 1850s Waterford" on July 9, and "Hearth to Harvest: Autumn in 1850s Waterford" on September 10.  


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