The Churches of Washington in the Litchfield Hills

The Gunn Historical Museum’s Washington History Club in the Morning will meet at the Washington Senior Center on Monday, March 20 at 10:00am. The topic of discussion will be Washington churches past and present including the old Methodist Church, First Congregational Church, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Salem Covenant Church, Trinity Lutheran Church, New Preston Congregational Church, New Preston Stone Church, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, and The Greater Washington Coalition for Jewish Life. Local clergy, including The Rev. Linda Williams, The Rev. Susan McCone, The Rev. Cheryl Anderson, and more will be present to join in the conversation and share the history of their houses of worship.

The Stone Church of the First Ecclesiastical Society of New Preston at 100 New Preston Hill Road. Photograph by Joseph West in 1899. From the collection of the Gunn Historical Museum.

The Washington History Club in the Morning is a program of the Gunn Historical Museum and meets the third Monday of the months of March, June, September, and December at 10:00am at the Washington Senior Center to discuss the history of Washington, Washington Depot, Marbledale, New Preston and Woodville. Share your memories and stories with the group or just come and listen to the fascinating conversation about our town’s past. Bring your photos and objects for show and tell!

Everyone is invited to attend this free program. The Washington Senior Center is located at 6 Bryan Hall Plaza, Washington Depot, CT 06794. Call the Gunn Museum at 860-868-7756 or view for more information.

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