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Litchfield Historical Society

7 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759
(860) 567-4501

THE LITCHFIELD HISTORICAL SOCIETY, founded in 1856, is dedicated to collecting, preserving and interpreting the history of Litchfield, Connecticut, through its museum, research library and historic house. The Ingraham Memorial Research Library houses local business and organizational archives, manuscripts and family papers, reference books, and genealogical material. The Tapping Reeve House, built in 1774, and the 1784 Law School interpret the family and home life of Tapping Reeve and his role in the development of American legal training. The Historical Society is a private non-profit organization supported by an active and growing membership. Free admission!