Tragic Fire – Historic William Moore House, April 26, 2018

Tragic Fire – Historic William Moore House, April 26, 2018

Our hearts are heavy for the family and for our community—both suffered terrible losses that day. People have been asking us about the history of the house and its architectural significance, so here’s an overview, largely derived from the Canterbury Historical...

MARCH 9 PROGRAM IS CANCELLED — WILL BE RESCHEDULED

MARCH 9 PROGRAM IS CANCELLED — WILL BE RESCHEDULED

Sorry about the late notice, but our speaker is under the weather and had to cancel. We will still hold a brief business meeting, but there won't be a program this evening. We will reschedule with Bruce Clouette as soon as possible. See details about this evening's...

Old Home Day photos, our thanks, and more

Old Home Day photos, our thanks, and more

Despite persistent morning rain, the weather couldn’t dampen the spirit of the Canterbury Historical Society’s Old Home Day old-timey fall celebration on October 14 on Canterbury green. Exhibitors, musicians, visitors, and sturdy volunteers soldiered on cheerfully...

November 19 Claus Visit to the One-Room School, Photos and Recap

November 19 Claus Visit to the One-Room School, Photos and Recap

On Saturday, November 19th the Canterbury Historical Society was pleased and honored to welcome Santa and Mrs. Merry Claus to our historic Green District One-Room Schoolhouse for a pre-Thanksgiving/pre-Christmas visit. Mrs. Claus made lots of tasty cookies, and the...

Courant Community Newspaper Coverage of Our Walktober Event on the Historic Clark Property

Thanks to All Who Helped With the Annual Blood Drive on July 11

The Canterbury Historical Society has a tradition of hosting a Red Cross blood drive every summer, a season when donations are typically low and needs are high. This year, the Red Cross set our stretch goal at 40 units; 38 were collected. A few donors with scheduled...

Courant Community Newspaper Coverage of Our Walktober Event on the Historic Clark Property

Membership dues are due now. Please join or renew!

It's that time of year again. Membership dues are due now. We invite you to join the Canterbury Historical Society or renew your membership. For the princely sum of $10 annually or $100 for a lifetime membership, you'll be member. You can be as active or inactive as...

Courant Community Newspaper Coverage of Our Walktober Event on the Historic Clark Property

See photos from our festive visit with Santa and Mrs. Merry Claus

We had a ridiculous amount of fun when Santa and Mrs. Merry Claus paid us a visit at our regular monthly meeting on November 13. Canterbury Historical Society President Linda Orlomoski shot free photos of everyone in attendance who wanted to pose with the Clauses....

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