Clamdigging Around Rowayton

Everything that is… just right for Rowayton.

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]

Is Your House a Part of Rowayton History?

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The Rowayton Historical Society asks… Are you interested in having an historic plaque* on your house? Are you curious about the people who built your home and their involvement in Rowayton history? If you think your house or barn may be 90 years or older, and you would like an historic plaque, please contact the […] [Read More]

Finding the Creative Spirit… in our own Rowayton Backyard

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Summertime is a wonderful time to explore local treasures and revitalize your creative brain cells and start that story, just waiting to be told. Visit the Rowayton Historical Society’s Pinkney House. Be inspired. The Pinkney House Museum will be open on Fridays during the Farmer’s Market from 2-5pm. For more information about local author C. […] [Read More]

Rowayton Historical Society is Serving up a Fundraiser… Cocktails Anyone?

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Save the Date: On Thursday evening, July 21 from 6-8pm at Pinkney House, Chef Marc Poidevin and Margaret Poidevin of Marc’s Rowayton Market will be providing the gourmet fare and Joe and Tripp Donelan of Donelan Wines will be showcasing their gorgeous, delicious wines and all to benefit the Rowayton Historical Society. A suggested donation […] [Read More]

The Rowayton Historical Society and WWII Clamdigger – July 1944 (Rowayton… 67 years ago)

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The Rowayton Historical Society and WWII Clamdigger – July 1944 “Bits from Bayley Beach:  More news on Our Beach. Fourth of July saw it gaily decorated with flags usually flown at the Community Beach on Water Meet Day (Labor Day). The pavilion was draped and flags were hung from either end to the shower fixtures. […] [Read More]

Rowayton Celebrates Museum Day in Connecticut

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This Saturday, June 11, is Museum Day in Connecticut when museums offer free admission to their visitors.  Take advantage of this great opportunity and come to the Rowayton Historical Society to see A Common Thread: Family History Told through Quilting this Saturday June 11 for FREE!  The museum will be open Saturday from 1 – 4 […] [Read More]

Picture Postcard… New Roton Point Book… Rowayton Picture Perfect

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The Rowayton Library is proud to present an evening that takes us all back in time to vintage Roton Point on Tuesday Evening, June 14th at 7pm.  The newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s Postcard History series is Roton Point from the Roton Point History Committee will be unveiled at this AuthorTalk/Book signing presentation. The book […] [Read More]

“Wrap” Yourself… in Rowayton History

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Always wanted a Rowayton afghan but never got around to buying one?  There are just a few left so act quickly before it’s too late.  Illustrated with iconic images of our little town, the afghans go for $45 and the proceeds benefit the Rowayton Historical Society. They are available at the Rowayton Library. [Read More]

Rowayton (Historical Society)… on the half shell

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The Rowayton Historical Society is excited to announce the opening of a new gift shop called “the half shell,” in the old Wash House of the Seeley-Dibble-Pinkney House. It is slated to launch immediately following the Memorial Day Parade. The shop will feature lovely hostess gifts, nautically inspired presents, and many other treasures. Krissy Guttroff, […] [Read More]