History Art and Culture

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The Captain Palmer House

Stonington’s only National Historic Landmark building, it was designed by Gamaliel King of New York in 1850 for Capt. Nathaniel B. Palmer, Discoverer of Antarctica & Designer of world renowned clippers.

Location: 40 Palmer Street.
Phone: 860 535-8445

Farmer’s Market by the SVIA

Winter Market – The Velvet Mill – Saturday 10am-1pm, mid-October through late May.

The La Grua Center

Founded in 2007, La Grua Center is a nonprofit cultural center located in Stonington Borough offering a wide range of concerts, art exhibitions,and lectures in an intimate, acoustically distinctive space flooded with natural light and vaulted ceilings.

Location: 32 Water St. #7 Stonington.
Phone: 860 535-2300

The Old Lighthouse Museum

The oldest museum lighthouse in the country Picturesque grounds on Stonington Point Open daily except Wednesdays,10 to 5 (May through October) $9 Adults, Discounts for kids and seniors.

Location: 7 Water St. Stonington.
Phone:(860) 535-1440

Stonington Community Center

Helping neighbors become friends and helping friends work together, the COMO engages residents, businesses and community groups in building a strong, vibrant community.

Location: 28 Cutler Street, Stonington.
Beth-Ann Stewart, Executive Director 860 535-2476

Stonington Free Library

Location: 20 High Street, P.O. Box 232, Stonington.
Phone: 860 415-4510

Stonington Village Improvement Association

The SVIA was formed over a hundred years ago by a small group of caring residents wishing to maintain the Borough as “a nice place to live and work.”

Location: P.O. Box 18, Stonington.
Phone: 860 415-4510

Community Services, Associations & Religious Organizations

Stonington Borough Fire Departments

Main Street, Stonington CT 06378
 Non-Emergency Tel: 860-535-0329 
Emergency Only Dial 911

The Stonington Historical Society

Nathaniel B. Palmer House 
 40 Palmer Road P.O. Box 103
 Stonington CT 06378 
 Tel: 860-535-8445
 Website: www.stoningtonhistory.org E-mail (general) stoningtonhistory@hotmail.com 

The Stonington Free Library
 Wadawanuck Square

Stonington CT 06378
 Tel: 860-535-0658 
Website: www.stoningtonfreelibrary.org
 Hours: Mon, Tues, Thur & Fri 10 am - 5 pm; Wed 10 am - 8 pm; Sat 10 am - 3 pm

The Stonington Village Improvement Association

PO Box 18 
Stonington CT 06378 
Website: www.sviastonington.org 
E-mail: contact@sviastonington.org

The Portuguese Holy Ghost Society

26 Main Street 
Stonington CT 06387
 St Mary Church, RCA
95 Main St
 Stonington CT 06378
 Tel/fax: 860-535-1700 
 E-mail: Stm.Stn@prodigy.net

Calvary Episcopal Church

27 Church Street 
Stonington CT 06378 
Tel: 860-535-1181 
Fax: 860-535-0119 
 E-mail: Calvchurch@aol.com