Meet a blacksmith at the Handy House

Date: August 16, 2022 Time: 4:00 pm  to  7:00 pm Generations of blacksmiths have lived at the Handy House. William White, the first resident of the house in the early 1700s, was a blacksmith. His tools were passed down from one generation to the next. Meet a modern-day blacksmith, Kyle Duarte for a hands-on demonstration of […]

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Polish Families of Westport Get-Together

Date: August 6, 2022 Time: 10:00 am  to  11:30 am On Saturday August 6, the Westport Historical Society will host a Polish Families of Westport Get-Together, a chance to share knowledge, photos and other materials relating to the many immigrants from Poland who settled in Westport. All are welcome. Local Polish families include: Benbeniek – […]

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Meet a blacksmith at the Handy House

Date: July 19, 2022 Time: 4:00 pm  to  7:00 pm Generations of blacksmiths have lived at the Handy House. William White, the first resident of the house in the early 1700s, was a blacksmith. His tools were passed down from one generation to the next. Meet a modern-day blacksmith, Kyle Duarte for a hands-on demonstration of […]

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Kids Make History

Date: Every Wednesday until August 17, 2022 Time: 9:00 am  to  11:00 am Drop-in on Wednesday mornings in July/August for creative crafts and traditional games and toys.  Activities will be held outside under a tent. This is a family friendly time to explore the Handy House too! Explore the Woolly Mammoth Storywalk along the Handy House […]

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Meet a blacksmith at the Handy House

Date: June 21, 2022 Time: 4:00 pm  to  7:00 pm Generations of blacksmiths have lived at the Handy House. William White, the first resident of the house in the early 1700s, was a blacksmith. His tools were passed down from one generation to the next. Meet a modern-day blacksmith, Kyle Duarte for a hands-on demonstration of […]

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A Wedding Dress Retrospective

Date: Every Saturday until September 24, 2022 Time: 10:00 am  to  4:00 pm An exhibition of wedding gown style and elegance through the decades. Special curator-led tours throughout the summer. Handy House 202 Hix Bridge Road June 18 – September 24, 2022 Open Saturdays 10 AM – 4 PM

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Archaeology Walk

Date: June 11, 2022 Time: 10:00 am  to  11:00 am Take a walk through time on the Handy House Heritage Trail!  10 AM Saturday June 11 (rain date 10 AM Sunday June 12) 202 Hix Bridge Road, Westport MA Join archaeologist Holly Herbster to explore Westport’s 12,000 years of human history and what archaeologists have […]

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