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


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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The Deep River Historical Society will be open on both Saturday and Sunday, September 17 & 18, of Family Day weekend from 10 am to 2 pm. There have been several changes made over the summer and this is your perfect opportunity to stop in to see the new Marine Room. Also in the Carriage House is a special display […]
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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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June 1st, 2016 U.S. Congressman Joe Courtney stopped by the Deep River Historical Society after the society received a matching grant from the National Endowment for Humanities (NEH). You can read the full article published on ValleyNewsNow.com. Deep River Historical Society Receives Humanities Grant; Rep. Joe Courtney Visits Stone House
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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. Grand Opening of New Exhibits at DRHS

    June 6
  2. The Annual Strawberry Social

    June 14
  3. Deep River FAMILY DAY

    September 19 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  4. Vintage Baseball Game

    September 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  5. The Annual Ladies Tea *New Date*

    October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm