Get involved in 2016! There are many ways to help out the Society. Read the Letter from the President & the Membership forms by clicking on the images above to learn more. 

Join the Seymour Historical Society for our fascinating exhibits. 
Have some fun right in your own backyard. 
Stop by the Program Calendar to see what is coming up next! 
Events are free for members and only $5 for non members

Current Exhibits:
"The Good Old Days"
A photographic display of how Main St., Deforest St., and Bank St. changed from the 19th Century to the 21st Century. 
It will be up through May 24, 2015.

Ebenezer D. Bassett (Our Country's  First African American Ambassador- 1869) 
Displayed in the parlor as a permanent display. Ebenezer Bassett's family house in Derby ended up in Seymour when Seymour's town lines were established in 1850. His parents are buried in Great Hill Cemetery in Seymour. 

David Humphreys, our country's very first ambassador

David Humphreys started the industrial revolution in Seymour in 1804.

Please visit the sites of our Historical Society partners - local Historical Societies with whom we enjoy close relationships,
and who have great programs and collections of their own.

We're now in our membership drive - Join Us! Our Program Sponsors
About the Society Membership Letter from the President
A Brief History of Seymour List of Board Members
Other Connecticut Historical Societies

P.O. Box 433
Seymour, Connecticut 06483
(203) 888-7471
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