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Darien Library, Museum of Darien welcoming historian and author

April 14, 2021 |

Reiss is also the author of the book titled: “The Story of Darien, Connecticut,” and has served on the Museum of Darien’s Board of Directors for many years, and as its president for four years. ... People ...

2020: Darien High School students design Darien's bicentennial logo, revealed this week

May 25, 2019 |

“I’d love to have them on a side committee.”On behalf of the Darien Historical Society, director Maggie McIntire, presented each student with a book called “The Story of Darien, Connecticut by town ...

Darien Historical Society welcomes new executive director

September 29, 2017 |

a lover of stories Historical Society welcomes executive director By Erin Kayata DARIEN — The passion Maggie McIntire has for history is evident. She can tell you off the top of her head the history behind the ...

Community Soundings: Artists honored, St. Luke’s choir...

May 5, 2017

‘Mom and Me’ photography Crane Song Photography, LLC, is partnering with Darien Sport Shop to present “Mom & Me,” a fundraiser to benefit Special Olympics Connecticut, on May 6. ... Darien DAR chapter to ...

Community Soundings: Jazz on tour, Test prep...

April 27, 2017

Darien DAR chapter to gather Local historian and the author of “The Story of Darien, Connecticut,” Kenneth Reiss will be the keynote speaker when Darien’s Good Wife’s River Chapter of the Daughters of ...

N o r o t o n Y a c h t C l u b

February 18, 2010 |

But Darien's rich history on the seas began long before the first sailboat race was recorded at the Noroton Yacht Club in July, 1907. Ships sailed in and out of Darien's main port at Rings End Landing throughout ...

N o r o t o n Y a c h t C l u b

February 18, 2010 |

But Darien's rich history on the seas began long before the first sailboat race was recorded at the Noroton Yacht Club in July, 1907. Ships sailed in and out of Darien's main port at Rings End Landing throughout ...

Postcards from the Past: The Post Road, Darien

February 11, 2010 |

The first rendition of the path was called the Connecticut Turnpike, and was the state's 44th toll road, according to The Story of Darien, Connecticut, by Kenneth Reiss. ... However in 1915, Darien was the first ...

Postcards from the Past: The Post Road, Darien

February 11, 2010 |

The first rendition of the path was called the Connecticut Turnpike, and was the state's 44th toll road, according to The Story of Darien, Connecticut, by Kenneth Reiss. ... However in 1915, Darien was the first ...

What happened to the mill at Rings End Darien?

February 8, 2010 |

Reiss, who recently published The Story of Darien Connecticut. ... The first suspicious fire occurred in April 1921, two weeks after the Darien Fire Department received its first fire truck. ... The arrests were ...

Reiss' book tells Darien's story

November 12, 2009 |

By Maggie Gordon, mgordon@bcnnew.com The Darien Historical Society will host a publication party for "The Story of Darien, Connecticut," by Kenneth M. ... The party will feature a talk and book signing by the ...

Klein bids farewell as selectwoman

November 5, 2009 |

Linda Santarella, who has served as an elected official in Darien for more than two decades also took the time to reflect on her experience as a member of the board. "We as a group made the best decisions we ...

Former Lindbergh property rich in history

May 27, 2014 |

The sands are fine grain, unlike that found along the rest of Connecticut's coast. ... In June 1781, during the Revolutionary War, the Loyalists planned to capture one of southwest Connecticut's most influential ...

Former Lingbergh property rich in history

May 26, 2014 |

The sands are fine grain, unlike that found along the rest of Connecticut's coast. ... In June 1781, during the Revolutionary War, the Loyalists planned to capture one of southwest Connecticut's most influential ...

Closing a chapter in Darien's history

April 1, 2010 |

She points to aged documents, models of whaling boats, photos and portraits, effortlessly telling stories about the town's history through the lens of these artifacts as she gives the Darien News a guided tour ...

The Police Department

February 9, 2010 |

You were moving it on the Post Road, and you were moving it through Darien," said Kenneth Reiss, author of The Story of Darien, Connecticut. ... Bootleggers weren't the only hooligans plaguing Darien in the ...

The history of Darien's Rings End Bridge

February 9, 2010 |

Rings End Bridge By Maggie Gordon, mgordon In the days before car wheels spun through the center of town, cart wheels beat against dirt roads and wooden bridges in Darien's first center, a place residents now ...

Historic events and influential people of Darien

November 12, 2009

Editor's note: To coincide with the Darien Historical Society's release of "The Story of Darien, Connecticut," written by former society president Kenneth M. ... Thaddeus Bell (1759-1851) Darien's independence ...

Former Lindbergh property rich in history

May 31, 2014 |

The sands are fine grain, unlike that found along the rest of Connecticut's coast. ... In June 1781, during the Revolutionary War, the Loyalists planned to capture one of southwest Connecticut's most influential ...