DESTINATION WESTPORT WALKING TOURS

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

Per State of Connecticut mandates, 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.

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October2020
Destination Westport: Hidden Histories – Black Westport Traverse downtown Westport and learn the hidden history of Black Westport, based on the Museum’s award-winning exhibit Remembered
3 pmWestport Museum
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October2020
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.
9:30 amWinslow Park
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October2020
Destination Westport: Hidden Histories – Black Westport Traverse downtown Westport and learn the hidden history of Black Westport, based on the Museum’s award-winning exhibit Remembered
1 pmWestport Museum
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October2020
Destination Westport: Art From the BeyondLearn what urns, willow trees and other artistic symbols on gravestones mean as you meander through the cemetery.
11 amGreens Farms Lower Cemetery
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October2020
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.
1 pmEvergreen Cemetery
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October2020
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
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November2020
Destination Westport: Art From the BeyondLearn what urns, willow trees and other artistic symbols on gravestones mean as you meander through the cemetery.
1 pmGreens Farms Lower Cemetery
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November2020
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
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November2020
Destination Westport, Veterans Day Tour: The Path of Patriots  Join our special Veteran’s Day edition of our popular Revolutionary war walking tour.  Learn about Westport’s role in the American Revolution and other conflicts, by visiting the gravestones of those who served.
11 am & 12pmGreens Farms Lower Cemetery