Open Doors Around Historic Watertown, CT
The Watertown Historical Society’s first annual house tour fundraiser will take place on Saturday September 23rd from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., rain or shine. Five of Watertown's historic houses will be featured in this year's tour including, the Aner Bradley House on DeForest Street, the Belden House on Main Street, the Scoville Tavern on Litchfield Road, the Roderick Bryan House on Linkfield Road, and the Black Rock Farmhouse on Black Rock Road. The funds that are raised will be used to renovate the Munson House into a new museum for the Watertown Historical Society.
The self-guided house tour begins at the Watertown Historical Society Museum located at 22 DeForest Street. The museum and the Nova Scotia Schoolhouse will also be open and refreshments will be served there. Ticket sales, restrooms, and an information booth will be located at the museum.
Advanced tickets are $25 per person and $30 the day of the tour. Tickets are non-refundable, and may be obtained by mailing a check or money order, plus a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:
Watertown Historical Society House Tour
c/o 107 Vail Road
Watertown, CT 06795
Checks should be made payable to the “Watertown Historical Society”. Advanced orders must be received no later than Friday September 15th. Requests for tickets after this date will be held for pick-up on the day of the tour at the museum. Advanced tickets are also available at various locations around town including, the Museum, the Watertown and Oakville Libraries, and several businesses. Call 860-274-1050 for more information.