The following has been added
to the site since it's official launch on March 7th,
Dec 19, 2019 - Added a story about The Thomaston Dam
April 22, 2018 - Added Ellie Woike to the Outstanding Citizen section.
March 17, 2018 - Added a story about The Hungerfords
November 14, 2017 - Added a 1939 diary from Four Corners School.
September 10, 2016 - Added an alternative method of solar energy to page 20 in design guidelines in the Historic district section.
February 19, 2016 - Added John Fredsall to Outstanding Citizen Section
November - December 2015 - Building pictures of Harwinton Parades.
April 28, 2015 - Outstanding Citizen Section updated to include 2015 Recipient.
April 30, 2014 - Outstanding Citizen Section updated to include 2014 Recipient.
April 29, 2013 - Outstanding Citizen Section updated to include 2013 Recipient.
April 22, 2013 - The harwinton 275th Birthday parade pictures have been aded
October 7, 2012
- The Outstanding Citizen Section has been completed.
There will be periodic "tweaks" to it but
after nearly 6 months it is complete.
May 30, 2012
- The Harwinton Historical Society
hosted a tour for some of our grammer school classes.
This link is to some of the pictures that were taken.
- Added a link to the Harwinton
Outstanding Citizen Award Winners. This will be an on-going
March 2012 -
Added updates on Historical Society Programs.
December 31st, 2011
- Added a short story about the New York Yankees visiting
Harwinton Fair in 1907
December 30th, 2011
- Added the story of a Wicket
game between Harwinton and Burlington in 1858.
December 29th, 2011
- Added the story of a 49'er from Harwinton.
December 5th, 2011 - Added My
Memories of Lois Lenske and Art Covey by Joan Anderson
August 25th, 2011 - Added
Harmony Hill in the 50's by Joan Anderson Kirchner.
April 14th, 2011
- Added a link to Harwinton Historical Society. See
Navigation Bar on left.
March 31st, 2011
- The relocation of Harwinton House will be tracked
on this web site. To follow it simply click on the button
January 4th, 2011
- A 90 day delay for the demolition of Harwinton House
has been granted. See the following link: http://www.thedailynewcanaan.com/news/owners-seek-use-old-house-new-canaan
December 20th, 2010
- I have just been notified by the President of the
New Canaan Preservation Allliance that the new owners
of "Harwinton House" has made an application
for demolition. A letter has been written to the building
official asking for a 90 day delay. If there is anyone
out there that may be interesting in moving one of Harwintons
most historic houses back into town, please let me know
asap and I will forward the information onto the proper
personell. For details on the house, please click on
"Harwinton House" in the navigation area to
2010 - At the Mattatuck Museum Arts and History
Center located at 144 West Main Street in Waturbury
- Growing Up in Fluteville and Campville:
A Conversation with Those Who Lived There
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Step back to a time when Fluteville and Campville flourished
- a time before the flood control dam covered them with
water. Life was simpler in these early 20th century
New England villages, which consisted of only a few
public buildings and a dozen or so farm houses. Join
museum curator Cynthia Roznoy, Ph.D. and author Romily
Cochrane Cofrancesco who set the historical stage as
former Campville residents Arthur Kelley and Louella
Barte share memories of growing up in the now lost villages.
2010 - Added Story of 1923 Annexation Click Here
2010 - Added the 1972 Class Picture. Click
2009 - Added phots of a tour of the Gurin home
and the Historical Society's barn and schoolhouse by
Spanish exchange students. Click
2009 - Added the missing class picture from
1957. Thanks to Diane Strandberg Whelan for providing
the information. Click
2009 - Added "Harwinton Fair memory"
in Childhood Memories. Click
2009 - Added "The Renaissance Woman"
in Childhood Memories. Click
2009 - Added "The
Skinner House" under articles of interest.
2009 - Added Childhood memory of Growing Up
On Harmony Hill Road by Francis Drake Lawrence. Click
18th, 2009 - Added article on The Casting Campbells
15th, 2009 - Added recollections of South Road
1st, 2008 - Added
a short article about the flood of 1867. Click
30th, 2008 - Added
short story on Drunk Driving incident in 1889.
2008 - Added summer display information for
the T.A. Hungerford Museum. Click
2008 - Added the 2008 schedule for the T.A.
Hungerford Memorial Library and Museum. Click
2008 - Added a Childhood memory of Thomas Mahoney.
A great one. Click
15. 2008 - Added the meeting schedule for the
harwinton Historic Dictric and Historic Properties Commission.
28, 2007 - Added 4 stories authored by Susan
Barber Drummond in the Childhood Memories Section. Susan
now lives in Anchorage Alaska. Click
23, 2007 - Added the story of the 1951 Harwinton
Firemen Championship baseball Team. Click
22, 2007 - Added some pictures of the spanish
exchange student tour. Click
16, 2007 - Updated the list of members of the
Harwinton Historic District and Historic Properties
2007 - Added a page about the T.A. Hungerford
Memorial Library - Museum under the Harwinton Links
2007 - Added a short story about the Bushwhackers.Click
2007 - Added information about Lloyd T Shanley's
book of Vignettes. Click
2007 - Added more names to the 1956 graduation
12, 2007 - Added
additional pictures of Murphy Park to the article.
a section under the "Early Schools" area for
rememberances of the one-room schools. This includes
many stories from the students themselves.
2007 - Moved the
link for class pictures to the "Early Schools"
2007 - Added a plea for two members for the
Historic District and Historic Properties Commission
on the cover page for that section of the web site.
2007 - Added area showing Harwinton Class Pictures.
It's in "Early Schools"