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Waterford Historical Society (CT)

Waterford Historical Society 2022 Calendar of Events


February 105:30 - 7 p.m.

Monthly Members Meeting

Waterford Public Library Conference Room

March 105:30 - 7 p.m.

Monthly Members Meeting

5:30 p.m. social hour; 6-7 p.m. meeting

Waterford Public Library Conference Room

April 145:30 - 7 p.m.

Monthly Members Meeting

5:30 p.m. social hour; 6-7 p.m. meeting
Waterford Public Library Conference Room

April 239 a.m. - noon

Tending Our Buildings/Spring Cleanup 

Jordan Green historic buildings

May 12

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

7 p.m.

Monthly Members Meeting followed by
Guest Speaker Willard A. Reed, III
"The Granite Industry of Waterford" at 7 p.m. in the Waterford Public Library Meeting Room

June 11

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

1:30 p.m.

"Second Saturday" on Jordan Green

Buildings open 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
1 p.m. Potluck in Jordan Park House for members only

1:30 p.m. Annual Meeting in Jordan Schoolhouse. New members welcome!

June 18

3 p.m.

"Juneteenth" featuring La Amistad: a fantastic, true-to-life journey of sorrow, unity and triumph presented by storyteller Adwoa.

​At the Waterford Public Library Meeting Room. Cosponsored with the Library.

July 910 a.m. - 1 p.m.

"Second Saturday" on Jordan Green and in our buildings, historical reenactments. Common Threads: Fiber Arts in 1850s Waterford  

August 6 & 710 a.m. - 4 p.m.

"Art In Waterford: Past+Present+Future"

Artwork exhibits, en plein air painters, live music, vintage cars, tours of historical buildings. Colonial crafts for children. 

For sale: original artwork in the Present exhibit, forged items from the blacksmith shop; note cards, historical maps of Waterford, assorted historical publications. Drawing for an original local artist's painting.

August 1310 a.m.Waterford Day Town Parade on Jordan Green
September 8

5:30 p.m. Social

6 p.m. Meeting

​7 p.m. Talk

Members Meeting and Author's Talk with Lisa Brownell, author of "Gallows Lane"

Waterford Public Library Meeting Room

September 1010 a.m.- 1 p.m."Second Saturday" on Jordan Green. Apple Festival with historic reenactments. We hope to get the vintage cider press into use! 
October 27

6:30 p.m. Tour of Tempel Emanu-El

7 p.m. Talk 

"Local Jewish History"  talk and slide show by Rabbi Aaron Rosenberg. Tempel Emanu-El, 26 Dayton Road, Waterford


2022 Calendar of Events

​Our events for 2022 (so far!)  are listed below and more may be added throughout the year. 


Please visit the Waterford Historical Society's Facebook page for frequent updates and event notices for which you can register or indicate interest. Our events are also published in The Day newspaper's calendar section. 


We hope to see you soon. New members are always welcome and may join at any event!