Danbury Museum and Historical Society
The Danbury Museum is located in the historic John and Mary Rider House which was built around 1785 making it the oldest house in Danbury that is still at its original location. The Historical Society offers exhibits at the mission and supports programming and historical preservation as it strives to preserve, exhibit, and interpret the history of Danbury. The Society owns and maintains several other historic buildings in the community including the John Dodd Shop, the Ward House, the Charles Ives birthplace, the Marian Anderson Studio, and a one-room schoolhouse. The organization also built Huntington Hall, a facility where the Danbury Historical Society often presents exhibits. The Society also offers a variety of events and programs throughout the year.
Backstory and Context
"Our History." Danbury Museum & Historical Society. Accessed February 18, 2019. https://danburymuseum.org/about-us.
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