Derby Historical Society
The Derby Historical Society is a regional non-profit historical society serving the area composed of and influenced by the original Township of Derby established in 1675: Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour and Shelton. Its purpose is to foster and promote study, discussion and interest in the history of this area, as well as to discover and collect any property or material that may preserve, establish and/or illustrate this history. The Society manages four properties including the David Humpreys House, 37 Elm Street, Ansonia CT; Rev. Richard Mansfield House, 35 Jewett Street, Ansonia, CT; Dr. John I. Howe House, 213 Caroline Street, Derby CT; Sarah Riggs Humpreys House (staff offices), located behind the David Humpreys House.
The Derby Historical Society welcomes all visitors and is also available to support researchers, school or other program needs. Our staff offices are located at the Sarah Riggs Humpreys House, 37 Elm Street, Ansonia, CT. The David Humpreys House and gift shop are open year-round Monday through Friday, 1PM – 4PM and the third Saturday of each month, 11AM – 2PM. During the months of July and August we are only open from 9AM - 12PM. Cost: $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and children 8 - 16, children under 8 are free. For more information, visit www.derbyhistorical.org
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