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Review of "When Two Worlds Met: Through European Eyes" by Jamil Ragland

Why the "Saints" Came Marching In

Jamil Ragland's review of the third installment of S-WH's "When Two Worlds Met" series, organized and  presented by Gail White Usher, appeared in the New Haven Independent November 17.

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S-WH is a two-time winner in the 2023 New England Museum Association (NEMA) Publication Awards!

The NEMA Publication Awards spotlight the meticulous work of museums in outreach and communication. With a remarkable 203 submissions from 60 museums this year, reviewed across 11 diverse categories, the recognition is a testament to our team's dedication and the caliber of our offerings. READ THE FULL PRESS RELEASE HERE.

S-WH Receives Official Citation from General Assembly

Pictured here: State Representative Mike Demicco (right) with S-WH Executive Director Andres A. Verzosa.

On Sunday, June 25, 2023, State Representative Mike Demicco presented an official citation from the General Assembly to Andres A.Verzosa, Executive Director of Stanley-Whitman House in Farmington, for receiving two 2023 Awards of Merit from the Connecticut League of History Organizations for the book Memento Mori, Remember Death, and the play, The Last Night. These award-winning works "illuminate our rich cultural heritage of Connecticut and make history meaningful by connecting the past with the present day."

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Who was Stanley Whitman? Learn about Colonial Farmington and the people who made livings, raised children, and made the best of their times. You can experience their lives in our authentic historic house and period gardens.


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One of Hartford County's must-see heritage destinations! Enter the world of Colonial New England by visiting Stanley-Whitman House, where you can experience life as the early settlers lived it.

Happy 302nd Birthday, S-WH!

Stanley-Whitman House turned 302 on December 31, 2022!

On the occasion of the Tercentenary of Stanley-Whitman House in 2020, the Museum created an online Symposium in four parts highlighting its illustrious builder and past residents of this National Historic Landmark House given by its esteemed historians Betty Coykendall, Lisa Johnson, and Sherra Palmer.

See 2020 Tercentenary Symposium

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