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Plan a Visit
The Society is open most Mondays from 2 to 5 (always best to call ahead) and
by appointment by calling President Bob Rafford at home at 203-758-9798 or his
cell at 203-206-4717, and you may email him at
Historical Items Wanted
We are in the process of compiling a photographic history of Middlebury and
welcome any photographs or other historical items. We will be glad to scan them
and return them to you or receive them as permanent additions to our collection.
Our Spring 2011 Newsletter has a "Fun Middlebury Quiz" to test your historical knowledge.
You can take the test
here and see if you qualify as a
The Middlebury Historical Society is located near the Middlebury Green on Library Road, Middlebury Connecticut in a building that is on the National Register of Historic Places. It began as Center School, a two room school house built in the 1800's and later housed the Middlebury Public Library. It is maintained in its original condition and displayed here are many interesting items significant to Middlebury history.
President: Robert L. Rafford
Vice President: Agnes Lutes
Secretary: Sue Healy
Treasurer: Terrence McAuliffe
Board Members-at-large: Dr. Ray Sullivan and Edward B. St. John
Board Consultants: Zachary Marotte and Harold F. West, Jr.
Municipal Historian: Dr. Robert L. Rafford
The members contribute time in collecting, organizing and displaying items of local interest. They sponsor guest speakers who cover a variety of topics such as local history, places and people. The Society holds an open-house after the Memorial Day Parade each year in May. The Society has a number of items for sale in their gift shop or by calling Bob Rafford at 203-206-4717.
Please fill out a Membership Form and join the society. Dues are $15 per person and $25 per family.
For further information contact The Middlebury Historical Society PO Box 104 Middlebury CT 06762