The second common house is sold to James Rogers for double what the fare was to travel to Stamford, (21 vs 10 shillings)
it had been used as guard quarters when the 1st town hall was built in 1645
The Island House hotel opens on Charles Island in 1853 but fails due to the paddle boat frequently getting stuck bringing visitors

The Milford Connecticut Historical Society



re-enactor
Captain Kidd and crew visits
The Milford Historical Society

December 2012 events

Visit some old friends at The Society for the Lamplight Stroll.



The Milford Historical Society decorates its homes as Milford's early settlers would have done so for the holidays.

The Milford Connecticut Historical Society will participate in the Annual Downtown Milford Lamplight Stroll. The Society invites you to for a Christmas visit where you will find crafts, Christmas decorations, baked goods, a Chinese auction and a warm welcome. The Country Store will be open to sell candies, gifts, childrenn's toys and stocking stuffers.

Cut through the middle of the Green and head toward Milford Harbor. You can't miss us, we will be all decked out and expecting you. Look for the luminaries.

Meanwhile, downtown the evening will include Horse and Carriage Rides with Santa around the Green and Yuletide Carolers dressed in 19th century garb.

indian collection
The Claude Coffin Indian Collection

Indian museum

Our famous Indian collection of early civilization in Milford remains open

The Claude Coffin Indian Collection showcasing native American artifacts predating the arrival of Europeans will remain open during the candlelight tour.

tower in bloom
Milford Memorial tower
General meetings are held in The Mary Taylor Church's Dodd Hall on the Milford Green at 7pm.
Refreshments will be served
Programs are Free and open to the public.
Bring a friend
donations and volunteers are always appreciated



general meetings are held in The Mary Taylor Church's Dodd Hall on the Milford Green.
General meetings are Free and open to the public.
Donations are always appreciated.
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