Let Us Have Peace
Sep
16
1:00 PM13:00

Let Us Have Peace

General Grant, portrayed by Steve Trimm, will share thoughts about how societies and individuals might contribute to peace-making and explain why "Let Us Have Peace" became the cry of his heart. This program is inspired by International Day of Peace, held on September 21.

 

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A Program Celebrating Women’s Suffrage: 1848 to 1920 - A Path Through History Weekend Program
Oct
6
1:00 PM13:00

A Program Celebrating Women’s Suffrage: 1848 to 1920 - A Path Through History Weekend Program

In the context of the nationwide struggle for suffrage, learn about the issues at stake in the long fight for women’s rights, and how local women (suffragists and anti-suffragists) participated in the fight. Chapman Museum Educator Kim Harvish will present a program enriched by the theater and music performances of Sandi Rhodes, Patricia Dolton and Frieda Toth.

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Author Ronald C. White: "Ulysses S. Grant: A New Vision for the American Leadership"
Jun
9
3:00 PM15:00

Author Ronald C. White: "Ulysses S. Grant: A New Vision for the American Leadership"

As a biographer, White writes from the inside out, seeking to get inside the mind and spirit of this generous, curious, self-effacing, introspective leader.  He will offer three episodes from Grant’s life – Civil War, presidency, and the writing of his memoirs in his final illness – that we might understand why in his time Grant was routinely grouped with George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in the pantheon of great American leaders.

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FREE Admission for Town of Wilton Bicentennial Historic Site Tours
Apr
21
to Apr 22

FREE Admission for Town of Wilton Bicentennial Historic Site Tours

Visit Grant Cottage as part of the Town of Wilton's Bicentennial Historic Site Tours! Start your tour at the Wilton Heritage Museum (5 Parkhurst Road) for your map of old churches, cemeteries, and other participating local landmarks. 

Cottage admission is free; donations are welcome.

Please note that because this is a pre-season event, public restrooms will not yet be available.

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