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Guided Tours of Mill Hill Historic Park

July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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One event on August 7, 2022 at 1:00 pm

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  • Sunday, July 24, 2022 at 1:00pm, 2:00pm and 3:00pm
  • Sunday, August 7, 2022 at 1:00pm, 2:00pm and 3:00pm
  • Each tour is limited to 10 people.
  • Tickets available Online.Ticket includes 30 minute guided tour plus admission into the buildings to view the exhibits. Advanced purchase highly recommended.
  • General Admission: Adults: $10.00, Seniors 65+: $5.00, Youth 4 – 17: $5.00 All Sales Final. No refunds.
  • Are you a CT family? Then take part in the CT Summer at the Museum program where Connecticut children ages 18 and under plus one accompanying Connecticut resident adult get free admission to this event. Limit 5 children per family.
  • When purchasing tickets, choose “CT Summer at the Museum” admission. * The accompanying adult must show proof of CT residency when checking in at the museum.**CT Summer at the Museum program is for CT residents only. Camps, Scouts, youth groups and clubs can not take advantage of this program.

Take a guided tour of the grounds at Mill Hill Historic Park. Learn the history of Mill Hill, the various historic buildings on site, including the 1835 town meeting house, c1740 Governor Fitch Law Office and the c1826 Downtown District Schoolhouse, as well as the Mill Hill Burying Ground and the Colonial Herb Garden.

At the end of the guided tour, take time to explore the exhibits inside the buildings. Ms. Kulish-Fargione will be available to answer questions.

Explore the Society’s new award-winning exhibit, “Norwalk’s Changing Communities: 13,000 BC – 1835” in Mill Hill’s town meeting house.

Stop inside the c1740 Governor Fitch Law Office and learn about Colonial governor Thomas Fitch as well as daily life during the mid 1700s.

Visit the c1826 Downtown District One Room Schoolhouse and the exhibit, “One Room Schoolhouses: A History of Education in Norwalk 1650-1870”, which highlights the early history of education in Norwalk using old photographs, original documents and period textbooks. Experience school life in the early to mid 1800s!

Mill Hill Historic Park is located at 2 East Wall Street. Limited parking on site. Follow blue signs to overflow parking at the corner of East Wall Street and Park Street at the Family Center/HSC building.

Funding for the CT Summer at the Musuem initiative is provided by the CT General Assembly, the with the support of Connecticut Humanities and the Department of Economic and Community Development, Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the federal ARPA.

The Norwalk Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. To Donate or become a Member visit: https://norwalkhistoricalsociety.org/join-donate/

Make sure to follow us on Facebook @NorwalkHistSoc and on Instagram at @norwalkhistoricalsociety for all the updates.

Refund Policy:
All ticket purchases are non-refundable, except when the event is cancelled by the Norwalk Historical Society. No credit or refund is available if you do not show up; or if you leave an event early for any reason. No refund will be available if you attend a program and are dissatisfied with its presentation or content.

Organizer

Norwalk Historical Society
Phone:
203-846-0525
Email:
info@norwalkhistoricalsociety.org
Website:
https://norwalkhistoricalsociety.org/

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Parking
Limited parking on site. Follow blue signs to overflow parking at the corner of East Wall Street and Park Street at the Family Center/HSC building.

Venue

Mill Hill Historic Park
2 E Wall St
Norwalk, CT 06851 United States
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Phone:
(203) 846-0525
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