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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

News

A Mission Trip in Our Own Back Yard The Deep River Congregational Church sponsors a Mission Trip every summer to a location that needs help. The Teen Issues class consisting of teens from 9th to 12th grade and their councilors had raised money to travel to North Carolina this summer. The plan was to take a weeklong trip and help […]
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In an effort to follow guidelines and to keep volunteers and the community safe everything at the Deep River Historical Society closed down the first week of March. The Stone House will remain closed to the public for the remainder of the season. Volunteer staff has intermittently stopped in to check on the building and pick up pieces to work […]
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CT Humanities CARES Act Humanities Relief Grants –Awards Announcement The Deep River Historical Society is thrilled and grateful to be one of the many the recipients of the CARES Act Humanities Relief Grant sponsored by Connecticut Humanities. On July 2nd CT Humanities announced awards non-profit organizations throughout the state who have been negatively impacted by this COVID 1-19 pandemic. Similar […]
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The Deep River Historical Society is proud to host the Valley Regional High School Senior Photo Signs! They have been placed on our front lawn for the community to enjoy and celebrate the class of 2020. These signs have traveled from the Essex Fire House, to the Chester Meeting House and now at the Deep River Historical Society till the […]
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July 1, 2019 – Deep River Historical Society has been awarded a grant by the CT Humanities to create a new interactive exhibit at the Stone House detailing the rise of the Village of Deep River to an Industrial Hub. “From Wharf to Waterfall: Deep River and the Industrial Revolution” is designed to integrate all the assets of the Deep […]
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Donations are our lifeblood and Essex Savings Bank is giving thousands of dollars to help aid our efforts. Essex Savings Bank will be collecting votes throughout the month of February. At the end of this period, the votes are tallied and translate into a percentage of the total amount of allocated funds. In 2019, the total amount to be distributed […]
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Veteran’s Photos Needed! Let’s Honor Our Tri-Town Veterans — Find those old photos to submit to be featured in the Patriotic Salute! Deep River, Chester and Essex Historical Societies are working together to create a Patriotic Salute to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day and honor 100 years in all the branches of service in the wars our country has been […]
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The Deep River Historical Society will be opening for the summer season on Saturday June 30th from 2-4 pm and welcoming visiting guests on most weekends until early September. To kick off the first day we are hosting a reception and program introduction. There will be a small reception on the front porch of the Stone House with light refreshments for those that would […]
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Author Event March 11th,  Billy Winters: One Man’s Journey to Freedom, is based on a first-hand account of Billy’s perilous journey along the Underground Railroad in 1828 and how he made his home and found freedom in a small New England town. Thank you all for the wonderful response to our most recent book launch. President of the Society, Jeff Hostetler […]
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The 5th Annual Festival of Trees, Traditions and Legends was held on Dec. 8 and 9th in both the Stone House and Carriage Houses on 245 Main Street, Deep River. Despite the snowstorm, which added a special winter wonderland atmosphere to the evening, we had a record attendance that came to vote and view the wonderful selection of trees and […]
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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