Calendar of Events

Get to Know Your Neighbors: Hillside Cemetery Walk

Please join us on Saturday, May 21st, for a tour of Hillside Cemetery. REGISTER HERE for one of seven tours (or call 860-364-5688 to register). Each tour will last approximately 30-45 minutes. If you are interested, please meet us by the entrance to Hillside Cemetery (on 1 Cemetery Road in Sharon, CT) at one of […]


Panel Discussion: Rethinking Agricultural and Environmental Education

Please join us on May 28th for the fourth and final panel discussion in the Reinventing Farming Project featuring Bridget Lawrence-Meigs, Farm Manager at the Hotchkiss School Fairfield Farm Education Department, Alicia Winter of the Marvelwood School Garden Program, and Shamu Sadeh of Adamah Farm. The panel will be moderated by Carol Ascher. The panel […]

Closing Reception: “Sharon Stories in the World & At Home” and “Reinventing Farming”

Please join us on Saturday, May 28th, from 5:30-7:00pm, for the closing reception of our current historic exhibit, "Sharon Stories in the World & At Home," and the accompanying exhibit, "Reinventing Farming." The closing reception will be held immediately following the last panel in the Reinventing Farming Oral History Series. This is a free event, […]


On View: The Sampler Collection of Alexandra Peters

Girls Stitching History: Astonishing Stories Told by Samplers 1700 - 1850 Before adding a sampler to her collection, Sharon, CT resident Alexandra Peters researched the lives of the sampler makers and the world revealed by their needlework. The girls in this collection were touched by abolition, the Underground Railroad, and the anti-slavery movement. A few […]

“Let Them Eat Cake!” 2022

Please join us on Saturday, July 2nd for the Sharon Historical Society's annual "Let Them Eat Cake" fundraising event. More details will be announced soon!

25th Annual Sharon Summer Book Signing

Join us at the Sharon Historical Society on Saturday, August 5th from 5:30-7:30pm for the 25th Annual Sharon Summer Book Signing to benefit the Hotchkiss Library of Sharon. 30 local and nationally best-selling authors and illustrators will sign their books (available for purchase). Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served. More details will be announced […]


Fun and Games for Children

Visit the Sharon Historical Society & Museum booth at the 63rd Annual Sharon on the Green Arts and Crafts Fair!  Play colonial games like rope toss or try hand weaving! Activity kits include history scavenger hunts for the Sharon Green and the grounds of the historic Gay-Hoyt House. A parent or guardian must be present […]


Vistas and History on the Sharon Land Trust Goodbody-Paley Preserve

View the Sharon Valley, Mudge Pond, and the Moravian Monument during a walk on the trail of the scenic 107-acre Goodbody-Paley Preserve. Maria Grace, of the Sharon Land Trust, and Christine Beer, of Sharon Historical Society & Museum, will lead the walk and share history about the features which may be viewed from the trail. […]

Holiday Tree Lighting, Carols, Hot Cider, and Cookies

Join us on Saturday, December 3rd to celebrate the holiday season! 4:00-5:00 pm -- Hot cider and cookies at the Sharon Historical Society & Museum 5:00pm -- Tree Lighting (Organized by the Sharon Green Preservation Association)5:00-5:30pm -- Carols with Salisbury Band Christmas Brass & Hot Chocolate Society