Contact Us

Please send any written correspondence to:
Rowayton Historical Society
P.O. Box 106
Rowayton, CT 06853

Or email us at:

Pinkney House, Rowayton Historical Society headquarters:
177 Rowayton Avenue
Rowayton CT 06853
(203) 831-0136

Museum Hours

Tuesdays 9:30-12
1st Sunday 1-4
And by appointment


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History of the RHS

The Society was founded in 1959 to preserve Rowayton’s vibrant history by maintaining and exhibiting its archives,memorabilia and artwork. Membership and public meetings are held regularly during the year at the Seeley-Dibble-Pinkney house including special programs and speakers. Displays and exhibits, addressing the history of our region are open to the public. We encourage researchers and other interested people to contact us with their questions.

 dibbles pinkneys 1921

Our Hours:

Tuesdays 9:30am - 12:00pm
The first Sunday of every month 1:00pm - 3:00pm
General admission is $5, free for RHS members


Who We Are

RHS Board of Trustees:

Wendell Livingston, President

Lauren Henry, Vice President

Denise Corcoran
Donna Gauthier
Lisa Wilson Grant
Gardner Gray
Joanne Gray
Francine Hubbell
Brian Kammerer
Lesley Korzennik, Curator
Dana Laird
Christine Penberthy
Lynne Pratt
Ashley Sheen
Woody Woodworth

RHS Advisory Board:

Jeff Andrea

Cherie & Bruce Burton

Krissy Guttroff

Blaikie Hines

Tom Livingston

Barry Minnerly

Page & Peter Morrison

Julie Murphy

Brenda & Rick Pank

Jack Raymond

Martin Roth, Technical Support


Our Mission

The mission of the Rowayton Historical Society is to provide opportunities to discover and appreciate the history of Rowayton and its relationship with neighboring communities.

We do this by:
- Collecting and preserving related collections and stories
- Interpreting
- Programming
- Outreach
- Promoting the historic character of the community