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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

News

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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Deep River Historical Society will be holding their 4th annual holiday event and welcome all to come and partake in the festivities. Both the Carriage House and Stone House, 245 Main Street, Deep River will feature decorated trees and holiday decorations. The houses will be open for viewing on Friday, Dec. 8 and Saturday, Dec. 9th from 4-9 pm. The […]
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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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The Deep River Historical Society presents an opportunity to step back in time.  This house and property is considered the crown jewel at 245 Main St., Deep River.  The Stone House was built in the 1840″s by Deacon Ezra Southworth for his bride.  Three generations of the Southworth family have lived here and left their mark on Deep River.  Ada […]
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On May 24th the Valley students arrived to help us with chores on the property. They raked, spread mulch, washed windows, swept floors, and carted trash. It is amazing how much they accomplished in just one morning. We are truly grateful to Valley Regional and their Community Service Day.
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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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Open Hours
The historical society is open throughout the summer, Saturdays and Sundays 2 - 4 PM.
Upcoming Events
  1. A Patriotic Salute

    November 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. Feast on History

    November 23 - November 24
  3. Festival of Trees

    December 7 - December 9