Church Given Preservation Award
Trust Praises Project at St. Michael’s

Victoria Sansing of the Greater Litchfield Preservation Trust presents the Rev. Bevan Stanley, priest in charge at St. Michael’s Church in Litchfield, with the trust’s annual Award of Distinction on Monday. Edward Gadomski, right, is chairman of the church’s building committee.     BY JOHN MCKENNA REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN LITCHFIELD — A comprehensive exterior renovation of St. […]

Remember Chip Spencer

Chip Spencer, a man of true community spirit, served on the Board of the Greater Litchfield Preservation Trust and the Board of the Litchfield Historical Society for decades. About ten years ago Chip purchased a teak park bench for the Historical Society’s front lawn.  After years of being exposed to the elements, the bench needed […]

Litchfield Courthouse to Close, GLPT Moves to Acquire, Preserve

Litchfield County Courthouse in the news – Here are links to newspaper stories New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/21/nyregion/litchfield-county-courthouse-closing-heirs.html The Register-Citizen: http://www.registercitizen.com/article/RC/20170825/NEWS/170829829 Hartford Courant: http://www.courant.com/community/torrington/hc-new-torrington-courthouse-to-open-20170807-story.html Litchfield.bz: http://www.litchfield.bz/news/historic-litchfield-courthouse-closing-for-business/ The Register-Citizen: http://www.registercitizen.com/lifestyle/20170903/missouri-man-inherits-1889-courthouse-with-clock-tower-in-litchfield

War on Terror Monument on Litchfield Green

  American Legion Post 27 recently unveiled its new war on terror monument on the Litchfield Green.  This monument is dedicated to veterans of the war on terror and currently lists 33 names of Litchfield residents who have served in the military since Aug. 2, 1990, the official start of the war on terror.  There […]

East Litchfield Chapel Window Project

Over the course of 3 days in June 2016, the 6 tombstone windows with colored glass from the vestibule of the East Litchfield Chapel were removed. They are currently being repaired and restored. When those six are completed and returned, the 6 original 1868 sanctuary windows will be removed for repairs and restoration. The East […]

East Litchfield Chapel Window Project

Over the course of 3 days in June 2016, the 6 tombstone windows with colored glass from the vestibule of the East Litchfield Chapel were removed. They are currently being repaired and restored. When those six are completed and returned, the 6 original 1868 sanctuary windows will be removed for repairs and restoration. The East […]

Forman School Receives Award of Distinction

Forman School is the recipient of the 2015 “Award of Distinction” from the GLPT. Forman Head of School Adam Man accepted the award at the Trust’s Annual Meeting held at the Historical Society on December 7. Full story here: http://www.litchfield.bz/news/preservation-trust-award-goes-to-the-forman-school/

East Litchfield Architectural Survey Presentation, Wisdom House, Sept 15

History of Properties and Buildings in the East Litchfield Area to be Presented by an Architectural Historian on September 15, 7:00 PM at Wisdom House. Rachel Carley, local Architectural Historian, will present a talk with images from the architectural survey of the northeast quadrant of Litchfield that she recently completed for the Greater Litchfield Preservation […]