245 Main Street

Deep River, CT. 06417

Visiting Hours

2 PM - 4 PM

Saturday & Sunday

245 Main Street

Deep River, CT 06417

Visiting Hours

2 - 4 PM

Sat & Sun


After the closure of Citizens Bank in Deep River, many community members were concerned about the future of Harry Tyler’s Winchester Rifle. This rifle was used in the infamous Deep River bank robbery of 1899. Harry Tyler used it to defend the bank, killing the man only known as XYZ. The DRHS is excited to announce the 122-year-old firearm has […]
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100 Years since the 19th Amendment Deep River’s notable women are celebrated with new exhibit at the Historical Society. Pictured left: Daphne Seldon (1917) When the Declaration of Independence was ratified by Congress in 1776 it stated “All men are created equal.” This statement did not include Native Americans, African Americans or women. Abigail Adams, in a letter to her […]
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DRHS Invites you to a Native American Harvest. In conjunction with Deep River Family Day activities on Saturday, September 16, 2017 the Deep River Historical Society will present an exhibition at the Stone House, 245 Main St. Deep River. This is a guided exhibition titled Native American Harvest and will be available for viewing from 9-2 and again on Sunday, […]
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On June 28th we hosted an open house for the newly designed Marine Room exhibit at the Stone House. The room is a showcase for Deep River’s marine history during the 1800’s. The exhibit illustrates the impressions of the Connecticut River, merchants, ship builders and their captains made on our little town. If you’re interested in seeing the exhibit, you can […]
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Open Hours
The historical society is open throughout the summer, Saturdays and Sundays 2 - 4 PM.
Upcoming Events
  1. The Annual Ladies Tea *Canceled*

    October 17
  2. Notable Women

    November 15 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Festival of Trees

    December 4 - December 6