from various town organizations produced exhibits, and volunteers
still maintain the museum. An ever growing collection of treasures
is available for free public viewing, depicting the town's expansion
in all districts, including Oakville, Guernseytown, Winnemaug,
who have never visited the museum we urge you to look into our
mementos. Our members have visited local schools and clubs, describing
town history, endeavoring to interest citizens in the Society's
work. We would be happy to accommodate any other groups seeking
further information in this way.
goal of the Society has always been to preserve Watertown history.
We try to respond to all queries - from around the corner and
around the country. Besides manuscripts, books, and artifacts
we have digital files of the Town Times newspaper from 1947 to
2000. We also have a fine selection of Connecticut state and local
histories, and a wide genealogy area.
is eager to enlarge membership and active participation. Since
its inception many new residents have moved into Watertown, many
of our young people have grown up, and the town has increased
Search the Watertown Digital History Archive
President - Jeffrey S. Grenier
Vice President - Jan J. Guidess
Secretary - Linda L. Merriman
Treasurer - JoAnn Zanavich
Curator - vacant
Stephen J. Bartkus
Nancy C. Maton
Elizabeth C. Porter
Kristina L. Atwood
Robert F. McCarthy
Judith M. Wick
The museum is typically open on Wednesdays from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, but due to limited staffing we recommend that you call 860-274-1050 before traveling to make sure someone will be there.
The Westbury (Society Newsletter) Autumn 2013
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