245 Main Street

Deep River, CT. 06417

Visiting Hours

Sun 2 PM - 4 PM

245 Main Street

Deep River, CT 06417

Visiting Hours

Sunday 2 - 4 PM

Sat & Sun

News

How appropriate for the second part of our Celebrating Women Series to be posted in March. Expanding Rights, Expanding Roles, 1950 – 2000 is now available.  Celebrating 100 years of Women’s Achievements In 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution provided women with the right to vote, opening up new avenues for them politically, economically, and socially.  During the 
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It has been a challenging year. Thank you to ALL who participated in this year’s Festival of Light, Hope and Art. You brought light into the darkness, hope for a brighter new year and some art to lift our spirits. Thank you to all of our friends and neighbors who also decorated their homes. You really did light up Deep 
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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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The health and well being of our community is the Deep River Historical Society’s primary concern. As part of the effort to stop the spread of Covid-19 Coronavirus, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the opening of our new exhibits and canceled upcoming events. Please continue to monitor this site for updates to our summer schedule. We are 
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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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Open Hours

The historical society is open throughout the summer, Thursdays 10 am-Noon and Sundays 2:00 – 4:00 PM.

Upcoming Events
  1. Festival of Trees is Back!

    December 3 - December 5