Tag Archives: Naugatuck Historical Society


New exhibit features gifts

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Historical Society and Museum has a new exhibit just in time for the holidays. The exhibit, “The Gifts of Childhood Holidays,” displays the toys, games, books…


Board OKs agreement for move

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses has approved a memorandum of understanding with the Naugatuck Historical Society to officially sanction the society’s move to the Tuttle Building on…


Historical society on summer break

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Historical Society, 195 Water St., will be closed for summer break from Aug. 1 to Aug. 7. For more information, call (203) 729-9039 or email Naugatuckhistoryatt.net.


Historical Society a Blue Star Museum

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Historical Society Museum is one of more than 2,000 Blue Star Museums across the country. Blue Star Museums is collaborative effort among the National Endowment for…


Petition seeks to save train station

NAUGATUCK — As the borough works to sell the former train station on Water Street, two residents have submitted a petition cautioning the Board of Mayor and Burgesses against the…


Calling all artists

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Historical Society is looking for artists to participate in its 6th annual Celebration of Art. The show includes a wine and cheese reception on June 7…


Historical Society exhibits antique vacuums

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Historical Society is hosting the temporary exhibit Antique Vacuums: Discover the World of Women’s Work Before Electricity this month. The collection of vacuums is on loan…

Goodyear documentary set to air

NAUGATUCK — The Travel Channel will bring one of the borough’s most famous businessmen to the small screen. Charles Goodyear, who discovered the process of vulcanizing rubber in 1839, will…


Historical society looking for stolen replica

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Historical Society is turning to the public in the hopes of retrieving a stolen artifact. On Nov. 11 an unknown person or persons broke into the…


A flood of stories

NAUGATUCK — On Aug. 19, 1955, Sandra Clark stood on the Green and watched the Naugatuck River wash over the Whittemore Bridge, sweeping away a three-story building. “It was an…