Saturday, June 10, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm CT Open House Day

In conjunction with the Connecticut Office of Tourism’s annual Connecticut Open House Day, the Hurlbut-Dunham House, located at 212 Main Street, and the Cove Warehouse Maritime Museum, located at 533 Main Street, will open on Saturday, June 9 at 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm.  The Hurlbut-Dunham house was built in the 1790s and remodeled in the 1860s.  It is shown as the early 20th century home of Howard and Jane Robbins Dunham.  The Cove Warehouse sits at the foot of Main Street in Cove Park.  Built in the 17th century, it was once one of six warehouses that served Wethersfield’s bustling maritime trade. 

The Wethersfield Museum at the Keeney Memorial Cultural Center, 200 Main Street, will be open 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.  Current exhibits are the award winning Castle on the Cove: The Connecticut State Prison and Wethersfield; Legendary People, Ordinary Lives, also an award winning exhibit about Wethersfield’s history. Currently on view in the Watson Gallery is Wethersfield Art League’s Annual Spring Show through June 27th! This year marks the Wethersfield Art League’s 65th anniversary! The first one hundred visitors will receive a free refrigerator magnet depicting one of the society’s properties.

Admission is free at all Wethersfield Historical Society properties.