Burr Bradleys win history contest

The competition was fierce at the Battle of Ridgefield IV, Keeler Tavern Museum and History Center’s (KTHC’s) third annual history trivia contest Friday, March 24. Nine teams of four to six contestants participated in the contest by answering history questions covering topics from the founding of the United States to World War II. The 62 trivia questions, a mix of … read more

Keeler Tavern Museum holds fifth annual Tag Sale

Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center’s fifth annual Tag Sale at the Carriage Barn will take place Thursday, March 30, through Sunday, April 2, from 9 to 4 daily. The tag sale features a barn full of trinkets and treasures for everyone. Browse reasonably priced furniture, household gear and decorative items — there’s something for everyone. All items in the … read more

Battle of Ridgefield: Signs raised for 240th anniversary reenactment

Battle of Ridgefield

Signs are up around the downtown area for the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Ridgefield, which will be re-enacted at Keeler Tavern Museum Saturday, April 29. The re-enactment will be sponsored and hosted by the 1777 Wooster-Sons of Liberty Foundation, and Jerusalem 49 Masonic Lodge of Ridgefield. “This is the closest you will come to being there 240 years … read more

Keeler Tavern to host history trivia contest next month

The third annual test of American history will be re-enacted on Friday, March 24, at Keeler Tavern Museum and History Center, at the Battle of Ridgefield IV competition. Teams of as many as six will vie for the Fountain Trophy, awarded to the competitors who show the greatest command of Ridgefield, state, and national history. Previous winners include Rudy’s Rebels … read more

Keeler Notes: What’s in a name?

When is a tavern not a tavern? The answer: when it’s actually a museum. From our very beginning in 1966 as Keeler Tavern Museum, and despite strenuous efforts, people have shorthanded the name, leaving out the “museum” part. One result: We still receive occasional calls inquiring about dinner reservations, something this establishment hasn’t been able to accommodate for well over … read more

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