Warren was settled in 1737 as part of the Town of Kent.  In 1750 a separate ecclesiastical society called the Society of East Greenwich was established and a church was founded in 1756. In 1786 Warren was incorporated as a separate town.

 

The Warren Historical Society was founded in 1968 with the mission to preserve the historic heritage of the people of Warren. Among its founding members were many of the descendants of the founding families of Warren.

 

Glimpses into Warren’s almost 225 years of history are captured in the museum collection. Photos, objects, diaries and genealogies tell the stories of Warren’s families, homes, business and role in American history.

 

Saturday, November 18 at 9:30 A.M. The Warren Land Trust will be introducing its newest preserve, the Willis Tanner Farmland Preserve. Learn about one of the longest serving First Selectman and his many contributions to the Town of Warren then walk the field’s perimeter and dig into the site itself.

 

The Brick School also called North School has the distinction of being the single-room schoolhouse with the longest record of continuous operation in the State of Connecticut.

Discover, celebrate and preserve Warren’s History for the benefit of its citizens and surrounding communities through its collections, programs and exhibits.

 

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Join because you love Warren. Donate because every piece of history we save expands our knowledge of those who came before. Volunteer because it’s the only way you can touch the past and reach the future. Become a member today!