The Greenwich Historical Society celebrates its 90th anniversary with a festive celebration
Series of dynamic initiatives throughout the year to create a deeper sense of belonging
For 90 years, the Greenwich Historical Society has represented Greenwich at its heart – a city firmly rooted in the nation’s past while shaping its future. Inspired by the generous spirit and support of its members and friends, the Historical Society will host a festive celebration at its Cos Cob campus on May 12and from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The party will begin DISCOVER GREENWICH − Dynamic interactive programming designed to promote a sense of belonging and belonging, spark dialogue and inspire meaningful connections within the diverse community of over 63,000 people.
“Our 90and anniversary opens an exciting new chapter in our commitment to preserving and interpreting our shared history, histories and the rich experiences that have shaped Greenwich since its founding in 1640,” said Debra Mecky, Executive Director and CEO of the Greenwich Historical Society. “We are extremely grateful for the support of the community and invite them to join us as we look to forge an even deeper connection with Greenwich and a sense of place rooted in the past and committed to a bright future for all. residents. ”
DISCOVER GREENWICH programs invite members and friends to:
Eto explore local neighborhoods, topography and architecture through a series of informative walking tours starting May 14and until October 29and that illuminate the stories that have made Greenwich the vibrant city it is today.
Enrich their knowledge and understanding of Greenwich history through a variety of intergenerational programs, workshops, lectures and demonstrations that connect lessons from the past with contemporary hands-on learning experiences that strengthen ties to the past, with each other and with the collective future.
Engage with community members through events in July and August that include art classes, picnics and scavenger hunts to better appreciate the common experiences and shared environment of Greenwich. Holiday events will provide festive opportunities for additional engagement.
“The City of Greenwich is indebted to the Historical Society for 90 years of outstanding programming,” said Fred Camillo, Greenwich’s first manager. “Few cities in America have historic societies that offer the range of services spanning education, preservation, culture and the arts like Greenwich. This has had a profound impact on the quality of life in Greenwich. These services are more important than ever to understanding and responding to the vast opportunities and challenges facing our community today and in the future.
To learn more about DISCOVER GREENWICH and to register for programs and events, visit:
1. Festive cocktail under the marquee at the Cos Cob campus on May 12.
2. Kate Loh and John Bridge will host the Discover Greenwich walking tour of the Civic Center Historic District on May 14.