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Canterbury Old Home Day

Canterbury Town Green 6 S Canterbury Rd, Canterbury, CT, United States

Canterbury’s favorite fall festival - Old Home Day - will be returning to the Canterbury Green after several years hiatus and we’ve got a long list of vendors and exhibitors who will be joining us on Saturday, September 30th from 10 am to 3 pm. With over 50 participants, there’s bound to be something for […]

Walktober 2023

Old Canterbury Burying Ground (Cleaveland Cemetery) 52 North Canterbury Road, Canterbury, CT, United States

The Canterbury Historical Society will be hosting a talk and tour of the historic Cleaveland Cemetery on Friday, October 13th at 11:00 am as part of The Last Green Valley annual Walktober event. Led by David Malloy, moderator of the very popular Facebook Group - Early New England Gravestones and the Men Who Made Them […]

Discover Cedar Hill Cemetery

Canterbury Town Hall 1 Municipal Dr, Canterbury, CT, United States

Perfect for a Friday the 13th in October, Beverly Lucas, Director of the Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation, will be presenting a terrific program on Hartford's well-known and beautiful Cedar Hill Cemetery. Established in 1864 in the Victoria era "rural" style, Cedar Hill encompasses 270 acres of landscaped woodlands, waterways, and memorial grounds. An urban oasis, […]

“Cantica Nativitatis” – Nine Centuries of Christmas Music

Canterbury Town Hall 1 Municipal Dr, Canterbury, CT, United States

Presented by Richard Franklin Donohue The Canterbury Historical Society is pleased to host historian and musician Richard Franklin Donohue who will explore an extraordinary repertoire of Christmas music from the 10th through 19th centuries. The music of “Cantica Nativitatis,” translated literally from Latin as “songs of Christmas,” spans the history of Christmas-themed compositions across the […]