Past Events

Come wassailing with the Warren Historical Society at the Warren Public Library.

Holiday items from the Historical Society’s and private collections including antique toys and Christmas stories will be on display.
While younger Warrenites are creating their letters to Santa, have a sip of Smoking Bishop or dip into our Wassail bowl.
Add to our collaborative sculpture or play Blockhead, a game created by master woodworker Larry Hendricks.
Don't let the kids have all the fun.
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In coordination with the Warren Land Trust, the Warren Historical Society will conduct a walk along a wooded path to a monument marking the birthplace of Charles Finney – a religious leader and president of Oberlin College, known as the Father of American Revivalism. Learn about Finney and his times, in Warren and beyond. Flat but uneven terrain–wear sturdy footwear. Refreshments provided. 1 hour–1 mile. Any Questions Please Contact: Email 

Faiths of Our Fathers: From Moravians to Methodists

 March 25, 2018  2:00 pm at Warren Town Hall, lower conference room. Even before the French and Indian War other religious traditions came to Warren. Learn where these faiths were practiced and how geography and civil law affected the practice of those faiths. Join us after the presentation for refreshments.

 A Walk by Starr-light

January 28, 2018, 2:00 pm at Warren Town Hall.
2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the Warren Congregational Church building at 4 Sackett Hill Rd.

In our first event of the year, WHS Board Member Heather Forstmann gave a presentation on Peter Starr, the church's second and longest-serving minister (from 1772 – 1829).
Mrs. Forstmann is transcribing our collection of Starr’s sermons (WHS and Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library are the only repositories), and has made some very interesting discoveries!

Dedication of the Willis Tanner Farmland Preserve

November 18, 2017, Warren Town Hall
As part of the annual meeting of the Warren Land Trust, Town Historian Ellen Paul will present a short program on the newest preserve and its namesake.

Enjoy seasonal refreshments and learn about the WLT's newest parcel - the Willis Tanner Farmland Preserve - and its namesake, who served as Warren’s First Selectman for over 30 years.
Then join us as we head over to Above All Road for a walk around the field’s perimeter – a great way to enjoy a late fall day under the open skies of one of the highest points in Warren.

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The Brick School and One-Room Schooling

Join us for a program on what education was like in a one-room schoolhouse. See items from our Brick School collection and help us formulate plans for the preservation of this unique specimen of single-room schooling. Come learn more about its history and its future! Sunday, February 9 at 2 pm Warren Town Hall Lower

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Warren Town Hall, 50 Cemetery Road
Warren, CT 06756 United States
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