Welcome to the website of the Canterbury Historical Society, Canterbury, Connecticut.

The Canterbury Historical Society did not hold meetings and events during most of 2020. We will be assessing COVID-19 realities in early 2021. Please check back, be well, and Happy New Year.

TThe one-room Green district schoolhouse on Canterbury green gets a new roofhe objectives of the society are to:

  • Promote appreciation and interest in Canterbury history
  • Collect and preserve materials that illustrate and document Canterbury history
  • Encourage the preservation of historic sites and/or assets in Canterbury

Whether you live here in our beautiful little New England town or in some far-flung place, we cordially invite you to join the Canterbury Historical Society.

Click here for meeting and event information. Click here for  membership information.

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Canterbury Historical Society