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245 Main Street

Deep River, CT. 06417

Curator Hours

10 AM - 12 Noon

Tuesday & Thursday

245 Main Street

Deep River, CT 06417

Curator Hours

10 AM - 12 Noon

Tuesday & Thursday

Author: Rich Forristall

Friday, November 24 & Saturday, November 25 11-2 pm. For some diversion and family time, come and visit the Stone House during their additional hours over the holiday break. If you have house guests that you are looking for an activity, bring them along and share Deep River’s rich history with them. As always, the visits are free to all. […]
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Deep River Historical Society is holding a fund-raiser Saturday, Nov. 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Carriage House, 245 Main Street, Deep River. Taste a variety of unique bourbons, sparkling wines, craft beers generously provided by Shore Discount Liquors. All proceeds will be helping fund the Society’s mission to preserve the town’s history and artifacts. Appetizers will be […]
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We are co-sponsoring events with our own Historical Society and the Essex Historical Society along with the Land Trusts from both towns. Come join us on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 7:00 at the Carriage House. 245 Main Street, Deep River.  This program is titled Native Americans of the Connecticut River Valley.  Nicholas Bellatoni, former CT State Archaeologist, will be our guide to Native […]
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It promises to be another active season at the DRHS with many events planned for the upcoming months. Cindi Stannard, Board of Trustee Treasurer, will be presenting a talk, “Winthrop—-In Its Early Days” at the Carriage House on Thursday April 27th at 7:00 pm. Free to all that are interested in attending.  The Winthrop section of Deep River is being […]
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4th. Annual Festival of Trees Sponsored by Deep River Historical Society Dec. 1, 2 & 3 Thursday, Friday & Saturday 5-8 pm Mark your calendars Lights will be glowing in the beautiful rooms of the Stone House and Carriage House as it is decorated for the Festival of Trees, Trains & Traditions. A special train layout is being designed by Trustee member Frank Santoro […]
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College students home over the Thanksgiving break? House guests that have eaten more turkey than they wanted to and looking for something to do? Free entertainment and getting to know more about our town can all be accomplished during the extended hours at the Stone House post Thanksgiving! Alternative to Black Friday Holiday shopping and/or football for those that want […]
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Congratulations to Chester Vintage Baseball team for this years win. Another great day and great game in Deep River as players and families came together to enjoy the friendly Tri-Town historical baseball competition at Devitts Field. Essex and Deep River will be back to win next year. Thanks to our guys, Aaron “Pigpen,” Rick “Used to Quick,” Shawn “The Tick,” Angus […]
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Standing room only at Tom Elliott’s talk on Wed night. A wonderfully informed talk about the manufacturing of planes in Winthrop. Tom surprised the entire room when he donated his collection of Denison planes to the Deep river Historical Society. An overwhelming reaction to such a generous gift.   Thomas Elliott, well-respected architect, from Westbook, CT presented a program on […]
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Ladies representing various time periods from 1790 to 1910 gathered on the Stone House veranda on Sunday Aug 28th. Dressed in actual vintage and authentically reproduced clothing and accessories, the ladies spoke with visitors about their projects, their clothing, the history and their sewing techniques. Many of the visitors that attended the event were able to get advice and discuss their own […]
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Open Hours
The historical society is open throughout the summer, Saturdays and Sundays 2 - 4 PM.
Upcoming Events
  1. Extended Hours to Feast on History

    November 24 - November 25
  2. Archaeology Hike at the Preserve

    December 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  3. Trees, Traditions and Legends

    December 8 - December 9