Open House

Give Local with Connecticut Community Foundation Give Local with Connecticut Community Foundation

April 24, 2024 to April 25, 2024 7:00 am to 7:00 pm

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We're excited to be taking part in this annual event. Help us collect much needed funds, plus win prizes for participation and donations during this 36-hour giving campaign. Your gift could be dramatically increased based on various gift challenges that are happening throughout the two days.


We have our summer schedule of Schoolhouse and Brown's Forge Tours
plus our annual tag sales!

Take a look at our dates, below, and contact us for more information!
Use our convenient map to find us, here.



The Little Red Schoolhouse, located on Gaylord Road in Gaylordsville, Connecticut, is open every Sunday from 2-4pm during July and August.

Brown's Forge

Brown's Forge, located on Brown's Forge Road, is open on Sundays in July and August from 2-4pm.

Tag Sale

A fundraiser for the Mimi Burkhardt Continuing Education Scholarship

2024 Dates to be announced

Society Meetings

All meetings start at 7.30 and are held in the schoolhouse, unless otherwise noted. We will update this site as we finalize the dates!

April - General Meeting

June - Scholarship Presentation

September - Annual Picnic

December - Holidays in Gaylordsville

Gaylordsville Schoolhouse

Gaylordsville Schoolhouse

By the time Gaylordsville was fifteen years old, the need for a school began to be felt, and in 1740…


Cemetery Records

Cemetery Records

In 1737 the William Gaylord family set aside over an Acre of land as a burying place for those living near the northwest corner of the New Milford Township…

Some Highlights
The History of Gaylordsville

Get the Book!

We offer the classic (and recently updated) The History of Gaylordsville in hardcover for $30 + shipping or in softcover for $20 + shipping.

Our image library

Our image library

Just click below to enjoy a slide show sampling from our extensive holdings



The Gaylordsville Historical Society offers a $500 scholarship in the memory of Allen S. Farnham…