At Wethersfield Historical Society we believe history happens every day — and history is definitely happening right now! WHS will be documenting this history in an upcoming exhibit “Chronicling COVID-19”, both physically in the Wethersfield Museum and virtually here on the website. You can contribute to the project by sharing what you and your family are doing to make the most of this time of social distancing. Initially, we are looking for photos, videos, or written submissions, but we will ultimately be looking for physical artifacts as well, for the time when we can all visit the Wethersfield Museum again. Photographs and written contributions can now be submitted on the website here. To submit artifacts for the physical exhibit, please contact Curator Kristina Oschmann via email at Kristina.Oschmann@wethersfieldhistory.org or by post at Attn: Kristina Oschmann, Wethersfield Historical Society, 150 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT 06109.
In conjunction with the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States, WHS announces a planned exhibit detailing the lives and significant contributions made by women with ties to Wethersfield throughout its long and storied history. There is not an era of our history, “auncient” or modern, or an arena of endeavor that has not been profoundly impacted by the lives and actions of women. WHS is looking for nominations of Wethersfield women of any era who would be good candidates to feature in this exhibit and either the loan or donation of supporting artifacts for display. To submit nominations or artifacts for the exhibit, please contact curator Kristina Oschmann at Kristina.Oschmann@wethersfieldhistory.org or call the WHS offices at (860) 529-7656.