Historical society looking for new members

PROSPECT — The Prospect Historical Society is looking for new members to help in its mission to share the history of the town of Prospect.

The historical society maintains Prospect’s history through the artifacts displayed in the Hotchkiss House Museum and barn, and gives presentations about town history. The historical society also runs a monthly historical book club and awards a $1,000 scholarship annually to a graduating high school senior.

For information, call 203-758-5503 or stop by the Hotchkiss House Museum, 61 Waterbury Road, on Thursdays between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m.