Celebrating the Opening of the New Holcombe Education Center at WDS

The Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum will open the new Holcombe Education Center with a week-end long celebration beginning on Friday, June 4, 2021, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony commencing at 9:30 a.m. Opening-weekend activities include a lawn party, exhibit openings and free admission to the museum. […]Details

Holcombe Education Center Named at Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

A new facility dedicated to expanding and enlivening the public programming and education offered by the Webb-Deane-Stevens (WDS) Museum will be named the Holcombe Education Center in recognition of Lucy Eaton Holcombe, whose bequest helped make the project possible. A new facility dedicated to expanding and enlivening the public programming and education offered by the Webb-Deane-Stevens (WDS) Museum will be named the Holcombe Education Center in recognition of Lucy Eaton Holcombe, whose bequest helped make the project possible. […]Details

Exhibit Highlighting 100th Anniversary of Wallace Nutting’s Webb House Opens July 4

Among the “ten commandments” Wallace Nutting distributed to the workers building his line of furniture was the decree: ‘Let nothing leave your hands until you are proud of the work.” Nutting’s attention to detail and his groundbreaking accomplishments in promoting American history and antiques will be celebrated in “Wallace Nutting: Preservation Pioneer,” an exhibition that […] Details.

The Vilest Deeds: Silas Deane, Edward Bancroft and the American Revolution

October 1, 2015 – There will be an airing of historical dirty laundry at the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum on Thursday, October 1, 2015, as Professor of History Thomas J. Schaeper, Ph.D., of St. Bonaventure University, presents “The Vilest Deeds: Silas Deane, Edward Bancroft and the American Revolution” at 6:30 p.m. in the Webb Barn.

Connecticut Magazine’s Best of Connecticut 2013 Winner

Museums Historic Home: Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum Wethersfield, (860) 529-0612 (webb-deane-stevens.org) History buffs will have a field day exploring the 18th-century homes that make up the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum in the historic district of Old Wethersfield. Beautifully preserved and lovingly restored, the 1752 Joseph Webb House, the 1770 Silas Deane House and the 1789 Isaac Stevens House depict […] Details.

Connecticut’s Cultural Treasures Video Features Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

5-minute video tour produced by Connecticut Public Television