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Family Walking Tour of Wooster Square in New Haven

Submitted  by Michelle

In honor of National Preservation Month, the New Haven Museum, the New Haven Preservation Trust and Historic Wooster Square Association are pleased to announce a special family-friendly walking tour & architectural scavenger hunt of the Wooster Square neighborhood on Saturday, May 19 at 11 AM. During a compact 45-minute tour led by the New HavenMuseum’s Director of Education, Michelle Cheng, children and their families will explore the various buildings and history that surround WoosterSquarePark.

Meet at the Christopher Columbus statue on the Chapel Street side of WoosterSquarePark. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Limited availability. Attendees MUST register in advance at (203) 562-4183 x11 or education@newhavenmuseum.org.

The mission of the New Haven Preservation Trust is to honor and preserve New Haven’s architectural heritage — historic buildings and neighborhoods — through advocacy, education, and collaboration. Since its founding in 1961, the Trust has played a key role in the preservation and restoration of countless private residences and commercial buildings throughout the city. Through advocacy, distribution of information, historic research, tours, and private consultations, the Trust continues to be New Haven’s advocate for the centuries-old architectural heritage that defines our city.

The Historic Wooster Square Association (HWSA) is dedicated to preserving, enhancing and celebrating the Wooster Square neighborhood of New Haven, Connecticut. HWSA was founded in the 1980s as a homeowners association concerned with protecting the 19th century architecture surrounding Wooster Square.

The New HavenMuseum, founded as the New Haven Colony Historical Society in 1862, is located in downtown New Haven at 114 Whitney Avenue. For more information, contact Michelle Cheng, Director of Education at (203) 562-4183 ext. 11 or education@newhavenmuseum.org.

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