DESTINATION WESTPORT WALKING TOURS

Explore Westport on foot! Walk through cemeteries, public parks and well-known streets to hear stories from our communities past.

Social distancing practices will be in effect and masks are required unless the use of a mask or cloth face covering by anyone for whom doing so would be contrary to his or her health or safety because of a medical condition. 

15
May
Destination Westport: Hidden History, African American WestportTraverse downtown Westport and learn the hidden history of Black Westport, based on the Museum’s award-winning exhibit Remembered.
10 amWestport Museum
22
May
Destination Westport: In Gatsby’s Shoes Imagine it’s the summer of 1920. Westport is a sleepy farm community that lures New York’s most glamorous couple-F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald—to its shores. 
9:15 amLongshore
28
May
Destination Westport: Women’s CoalitionStroll down Main Street to learn about the business owners, activists and larger-than-life ladies who shaped Westport into the town that it is today. 
10 amWestport Museum
5
June
Destination Westport: Evergreen Burial GroundSurvey the resting place of past Westporters and learn their stories as you meander through Saugatuck Congregational Church’s Evergreen Cemetery.
10 amEvergreen Cemetery
12
June
Destination Westport: In Gatsby’s Shoes Imagine it’s the summer of 1920. Westport is a sleepy farm community that lures New York’s most glamorous couple-F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald—to its shores. 
9:15 amLongshore
18
June
Destination Westport: Hidden History, African American Westport Traverse downtown Westport and learn the hidden history of Black Westport, based on the Museum’s award-winning exhibit Remembered.
2 pmWestport Museum
19
June
Destination Westport: Hidden History, African American Westport Traverse downtown Westport and learn the hidden history of Black Westport, based on the Museum’s award-winning exhibit Remembered.
9:30 am & 2 pmWestport Museum
26
June
Destination Westport: Women’s CoalitionStroll down Main Street to learn about the business owners, activists and larger-than-life ladies who shaped Westport into the town that it is today. 
10 amWestport Museum
9
July
Destination Westport: Paths of PatriotsHear the story of colonists fighting for their freedom as well as the stories of enslaved Africans who chose sides and fought for their voices to be heard.
10 am & 3 pm Greens Farms Lower Cemetery
10
July
Destination Westport: In Gatsby’s Shoes Imagine it’s the summer of 1920. Westport is a sleepy farm community that lures New York’s most glamorous couple-F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald—to its shores. 
9:15 amLongshore
17
July
Destination Westport: Evergreen Burial GroundSurvey the resting place of past Westporters and learn their stories as you meander through Saugatuck Congregational Church’s Evergreen Cemetery.
10 amEvergreen Cemetery
24
July
Destination Westport: Hidden History, African American Westport Traverse downtown Westport and learn the hidden history of Black Westport, based on the Museum’s award-winning exhibit Remembered.
10 amWestport Museum
31
July
Destination Westport: Women’s CoalitionStroll down Main Street to learn about the business owners, activists and larger-than-life ladies who shaped Westport into the town that it is today. 
10 amWestport Museum
7
August
Destination Westport: In Gatsby’s Shoes Imagine it’s the summer of 1920. Westport is a sleepy farm community that lures New York’s most glamorous couple-F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald—to its shores. 
9:15 amLongshore
14
August
Destination Westport: Hidden History, African American Westport Traverse downtown Westport and learn the hidden history of Black Westport, based on the Museum’s award-winning exhibit Remembered.
1 pmWestport Museum
21
August
Destination Westport: Evergreen Burial GroundSurvey the resting place of past Westporters and learn their stories as you meander through Saugatuck Congregational Church’s Evergreen Cemetery.
10 amEvergreen Cemetery
11
September
Destination Westport: In Gatsby’s Shoes Imagine it’s the summer of 1920. Westport is a sleepy farm community that lures New York’s most glamorous couple-F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald—to its shores. 
9:15 amLongshore
18
September
Destination Westport: Evergreen Burial GroundSurvey the resting place of past Westporters and learn their stories as you meander through Saugatuck Congregational Church’s Evergreen Cemetery.
10 amEvergreen Cemetery
2
October
Destination Westport: Art From the BeyondLearn what urns, willow trees and other artistic symbols on gravestones mean as you meander through the cemetery.
2 pmGreens Farms Lower Cemetery
9
October
Destination Westport: Westport SanitariumThough the buildings are long gone, the site of the Westport Sanitarium—one of two in Westport—still tells the story of public health.
10 am & 11:15 amWinslow Park
16
October
Destination Westport: Art From the BeyondLearn what urns, willow trees and other artistic symbols on gravestones mean as you meander through the cemetery.
10 am & 11:15 amGreens Farms Lower Cemetery
30
October
Destination Westport: Westport SanitariumThough the buildings are long gone, the site of the Westport Sanitarium—one of two in Westport—still tells the story of public health.
2:30 pmWinslow Park