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November 29th: Our National Day of Giving

November 29th: Our National Day of Giving

Are you stuffed from all that turkey and fixings? Had enough consuming?The Tuesday after Thanksgiving, this year November 29th, was designated our Day of Givingto help us remember that the holidays are about the joys of giving and to celebrate the American tradition...

Thank You to Our Veterans

Thank You to Our Veterans

This Veteran’s Day we give THANKS to all who have served our country and continue to recognize those 416 men and women who served Deep River during World War II. In March of 1943, fourteen young men from Saybrook enlisted in the army and left by bus for Fort Devens....

The Celebration Continues

The Celebration Continues

In recognition of the 75th anniversary of Deep River’s name change, we continue to celebrate everything Deep River. On October 23 there will be a program at the Deep River Town Hall with Big Band Music, refreshments, and much, much more. Tickets are available for FREE...

Erik Hesselberg Book Talk- Night Boat to New York

Erik Hesselberg Book Talk- Night Boat to New York

On Sunday afternoon October 2nd, the Deep River Historical Society and the Chester Historical Societies welcome Erik Hesselberg to the Chester Meeting House. This well-known author and Haddam native will be speaking about steamboats on the CT River (1815 to 1931) and...

Winners from the Orphan Car Show!

Winners from the Orphan Car Show!

Congratulations to the winners of the People's Choice awards. Tied for First Place are Cliff Baker with his 1929 Viking V29 and Tom Matthews with his 1976 Mercury Grand Marquis. Cliff's car also took 1st place in 2019. Tied for second place are Fred Bauer with his...

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Please consider making a donation to DRHS. This society is an independent charitable organization. It receives no town or state funding. Any contribution above basic membership is tax deductible, and is most appreciated.