Clamdigging Around Rowayton

Everything that is… just right for Rowayton.

Get into the mood of All Hallows Eve with an evening of real Rowayton ghost stories on Sunday, October 30

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Listen to your neighbors recant stories of unexplained happenings, aura-sightings, and things that go bump in the night.  It’s sure to be a fun, spine-tingling evening for adults and older children.  Come share a story of your own!  The Rowayton Historical Society presents “Ghost Stories,” Sunday, October 30 at 5:30pm at the Pinkney House, in […] [Read More]

All Hallows Eve… in Rowayton… Ghost Story Time!

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Get into the mood of All Hallows Eve with an evening of real Rowayton ghost stories on Sunday, October 30 at 5:30pm Listen to your neighbors recant stories of unexplained happenings, aura-sightings, and things that go bump in the night.  It’s sure to be a fun, spine-tingling evening for adults and older children.  Come share […] [Read More]

Have you seen the Quilt Exhibit in Rowayton’s Pinkney House yet?

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The Rowayton Historical Society will have Museum hours at Pinkney House on Sunday, October 16 from 2-4pm.  Come and bring the family and explore local history.  Also, the museum is open every Tuesday morning from 9:30-11:30am.   For more information, visit www.rowaytonhistoricalsociety.org. [Read More]

“Capturing Memories” – A Special Writer’s Workshop hosted by Drew Lamm & The Rowayton Historical Society

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On Tuesday, October 11 from 10am-12 noon, there will be a special writer’s workshop hosted by Drew Lamm and Rowayton Historical Society at the Pinkney House. Drew Lamm, author, professor at Columbia and Manhattanville and now in Rowayton, will help you reclaim memories from your family’s history.  Just because it wasn’t caught in a photograph […] [Read More]

Who makes the best chili in Rowayton?

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SAVE THE DATE – Rowayton Historical Society’s Fundraiser:  Who makes the best chili in town? Let’s find out!  Join the Rowayton Historical Society and all Rowaytonites for a Chili Throwdown at Pinkney Park, Saturday, October 22 from 1-4pm.  Form a team and compete to win bragging rights, or just come and taste a lotta yummy […] [Read More]

Quilt Trail… On the Road in Rowayton!

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Civil War Quilts Lecture The Rowayton Historical Society invites you to a lecture and reception with Sturbridge Curator Lynne Bassett on Saturday, October 1 at the Rowayton Community Center at 7:30pm.  Admission is $5. Lynne Bassett is an independent scholar specializing in New England’s historic costume and textiles. Lynne has been a frequent contributor to […] [Read More]

Photos for the Rowayton Archives

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Did you take pictures of Hurricane Irene and its aftermath?   The Rowayton Historical Society would love to preserve the images of this historic storm for future generations.   Please send jpgs to info@rowaytonhistoricalsociety.org. You can also drop hard copies off at the Pinkney House on Tuesdays mornings and Friday afternoons when the museum is […] [Read More]

Save the Date: Civil War Quilts… part of Rowayton’s Quilt Trail

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The Rowayton Historical Society invites you to a lecture and reception with Sturbridge Curator Lynne Bassett on Saturday, October 1 at the Rowayton Community Center at 7:30pm.  Admission is $5. Lynne Bassett is an independent scholar specializing in New England’s historic costume and textiles. From 1995-2000 she was the curator of textiles and fine arts […] [Read More]