Stratford Historical Society Autumn Events

History Comes Alive William Samuel Johnson Day Saturday October 7th Various activities between 10:00 am and 4:30 pm Free, no registration required except Wine with William Cover Photo of William Samuel Johnson From American History Central It’s unlikely that any father-son combination has had more influence on America than Stratford locals, Samuel and William Samuel […]

Community Conversations

Stratford Community Conversations Draws 45 Interested, Engaged Citizens to September Meeting Fall Schedule Announced By Greg Reilly Forty-five members of the community attended Stratford Community Conversations on September 13th at the Stratford YMCA, where interested citizens sat in a circle with two elected members of the Board of Education, a Stratford state representative and Town […]

Candlelight Historical Walk

Season 2, Episode 6: Stratford Avenue & Elm Street to St. Michael’s Wednesday, September 27, 6:00 PM-7:30 PM Beginning at Duchess Diner, 1000 Stratford Avenue, at 6 PM Walk into Stratford’s past as you explore the Historic District and beyond with Town Historian, David Wright. Discover stories of the people, places, and events that have […]

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Monday, September 25th from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Farmer’s Market on Paradise Green. Books Over Coffee. Wednesday, September 27th, Stratford Library Lovell room at Noon.  Sara Novic’s True Biz will kick-off the fall/winter series. Praised by the New York Times as a “tender, beautiful and radiantly outraged novel”, True Biz follows a year of […]

StratCon 2023

StratCon Set for Stratford Library! Saturday, September 30th from 11:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m Celebrate pop culture fandoms of all kinds at the special all-ages StratCon event scheduled at the Stratford Library! Patrons are invited to meet up with other fans who share the love of anime, superheroes, comics, TV shows, video games and movies. The […]

Never Forget!!!

Commemorating the Anniversary of 9/11: Remember the Sky Digital Commemoration Cover Photo: Smoke rises from the site of the World Trade Center in New York City, September 11, 2001. (Photo by Paul Morse; National Archives Catalog ID 5997250)

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The Stratford Health Department is hosting a series of immunization clinics and physicals for Stratford youth under age 19 by appointment only, at the Birdseye Municipal Complex, 468 Birdseye Street in Stratford. Dates are as follows: Saturday, August 26th: 9:00am – 1:00pm (Vaccinations) Tuesday, August 29th: 9:00am – 1:00pm (Vaccinations) The clinic will offer a […]

Candlelight Historical Walk

Season 2, Episode 2: Mac’s Harbor Wednesday, August 23rd, 7:00 p.m. Beginning at Mac’s Harbor Marker Approximately 320 Shore Road Walk into Stratford’s past as you explore the Historic District and beyond with Town Historian, David Wright. Discover stories of the people, places, and events that have shaped the town throughout its history while enjoying […]

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Saturday August 5th Short Beach 5K Run and 1.3 Mile Walk will start at 8:30 a.m. Awards presentation is at 9:30 a.m. There is a race day registration online only & ends at 8:25 a.m. on August 5th. Our charity partner is MADD CT (Mothers Against Drunk Driving). All donations help MADD fund their programs […]

Espionage in the American Revolution

Eric Chandler presentation at the Catharine B. Mitchell Museum Sponsored by Stratford Historical Society Sunday, August 20th at 2 p.m. Free, no registration necessary Learn about spies and spooks on Sunday, August 20th at 2 p.m. at the Catharine B. Mitchell Museum.  Local American Revolutionary War historian, Eric Chandler, will explore the who, the how, the […]