Programs and Events
1750 Ogden House Tours. Open Sundays through September 25, from 1pm – 4pm. Location: 1520 Bronson Road, Fairfield, CT
$5, $3 Students & Seniors; Free for Members. (Closed July 10)
Step inside the Ogden House to experience life in 18th century Fairfield. David and Jane Sturges Ogden began their marriage here, settling into farm life and establishing a family legacy that lasted 125 years. Museum Docents lead guided tours giving visitors fascinating information and tidbits on the history of the house, its intriguing two hearths, and the everyday tasks and chores that kept the Ogden family busy.
Town Green Walking Tour
Members: $5; Non-members: $8. 2pm – 3:30pm.
Saturday, August 20: Register online here >>
Do you have a burning question about the history of Fairfield? Enjoy a guided tour of the historic Green and learn about the people, places, and events that shaped Fairfield’s 375 years of history. Walk on the site of the 1639 colonial settlement and find out more about Roger Ludlow, Fairfield’s Puritan roots, and the 17th century “witch ducking experiments.” Pass by the 1780 Burr Homestead where John Hancock married Dorothy Quincy and learn how Thaddeus and Eunice Burr honored John’s aunt Lydia. These stories and more await on this fascinating journey.